# How do you simplify # sqrt12*sqrt10#?

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Apr 22, 2016

Apr 22, 2016

#### Answer:

Very slightly different presentation

#### Explanation:

Look for common values that are in both roots. If we can find values that end being squared we can 'take them outside' the square roots.

Given:

Whole number factors of 12 are:

{1,12}, {2,6}, {3,4}

Whole number factors of 10 are:

{1, 10}, {2,5}

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I can not spot any other possible useful combination than the following.

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