How do you simplify #sqrt60#?

1 Answer
Jan 15, 2016

Answer:

#sqrt(60) = sqrt(5*4*3) =2sqrt(5)*sqrt(3)#

Explanation:

Look at the number under the square root sign and break it down into its constituent factors. Any of these that are themselves squares can then be taken outside the square root.

#sqrt(60) = sqrt(5*4*3) =2sqrt(5)*sqrt(3)#