# How do you simplify sqrt12/2?

Mar 12, 2016

$= \sqrt{3}$

#### Explanation:

$\sqrt{12}$ can be simplified by prime factorisation:

$\sqrt{12} = \sqrt{2 \cdot 2 \cdot 3} = 2 \sqrt{3}$

So the expression $\frac{\sqrt{12}}{2}$becomes:
$\frac{2 \sqrt{3}}{2}$

$= \frac{\cancel{2} \sqrt{3}}{\cancel{2}}$

$= \sqrt{3}$