How do you simplify #sqrt0.25#?

2 Answers
Feb 20, 2016

Answer:

#1/2#

Explanation:

#\sqrt{0.25}#

#\sqrt{1/4}#

#\sqrt{1}/\sqrt{4}#

#1/\sqrt{4}#

#1/2#

Feb 22, 2016

Answer:

Just another way (useful trick!): #" "sqrt(0.25) = 1/2#

Explanation:

Suppose you did not know that #0.25 =1/4#

You would very likely know that #0.25 = 25/100#

So #sqrt(0.25) = sqrt(25/100)= sqrt(25)/sqrt(100)#

Giving #5/10 = 1/2#