# How do you simplify #sqrt(15/36)#?

##### 1 Answer

May 3, 2017

#### Explanation:

Here are a couple of identities we will use:

If

#sqrt(a/b) = sqrt(a)/sqrt(b)#

If

#sqrt(a^2) = a#

**Example**

When given

Instead, we can proceed as follows:

#sqrt(15/36) = sqrt(15/6^2) = sqrt(15)/sqrt(6^2) = sqrt(15)/6#