# How do you simplify #sqrt(108x^3y^5 )#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 28, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

We are looking for values that are squared. These can be taken outside the square root in non-squared form.

Using a factor tree to deal with the number 108

So the prime factors are:

Thus write:

Taking the squared values outside the root gives: