# How do you simplify #sqrt(-50x^2y^2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

I'm going to rewrite this to make it easier to work with:

We have 4 square roots and I'll take them in turn:

First is

Next up is

And lastly we have two variables, both are squared, so we can handle them this way:

So we end up with: