# How do you simplify #sqrt200-sqrt32#?

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May 7, 2016

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May 7, 2016

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Breaking the values down into the prime factors is always possible, but sometimes a bit tedious and often unnecessary if square numbers are recognised as being factors. 200 = 100 x 2 is an obvious example.

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