How do you simplify # sqrt(50/8)#?

3 Answers
Apr 24, 2018

#sqrt(50/8)#

#rArr sqrt((2xx5xx5)/(2xx2xx2))#

Write it as product of prime factors

#rArr sqrt((cancel2xx5xx5)/(cancel2xx2xx2)#

#rArr 5/2#

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Hope this helps :)

Apr 24, 2018

#sqrt{50/8} = sqrt{25/4} = 5/2#

Apr 24, 2018

Answer:

#2 1/2#

Explanation:

#sqrt(50/8)=sqrt(25/4)=(sqrt25)/sqrt4=5/2=2 1/2#