# How do you simplify #-sqrt338-sqrt200+sqrt162#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

You could try using the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic to express all those integers as the product of their primes.

What this tells us is that they all have a common factor of 2

Since the expression contains the square root of each that means the entire expression has a factor of

As we can see these all contain even powers and can thus be simplified!