# How do you simplify #(root3y)+5(root3y)#?

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Apr 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

Simplify:

Apr 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

The first thing is to notice that there are two terms.

(There is a + sign between them.)

Then notice that the terms themselves are the same. That means they can be added.

If we had

If no number is shown it means

In our case the terms are in

To simplify, add the coefficients.

The brackets are not necessary.