# How do you simplify #root3(96 )#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 12, 2017

#### Explanation:

As this is a cube root you are looking for cubed numbers that are factors of 96.

If you are ever unsure draw a quick sketch of a prime factor tree.

From this observe that the group of 3 prime numbers that are the same is:

The remainder is

So we write our expression as:

We can take the