# How do you simplify sqrt(-6)*sqrt(-24)?

$\sqrt{6} \cdot \sqrt{24} = 12$
We can't simplify $\sqrt{6}$ but we can simplify $\sqrt{24}$: $\sqrt{24} = \sqrt{4} \cdot \sqrt{6} = 2 \sqrt{6}$
$\sqrt{6} \cdot 2 \sqrt{6} = 2 \cdot 6 = 12$