# How do you simplify sqrtx+5sqrtx?

Mar 19, 2016

$6 \sqrt{x}$
If you have $a + a$ then this is $2 a$
Now suppose we had $a + 5 a$ Then this is $6 a$
Likewise: $\text{ "sqrt(x)+5sqrt(x) " "= " } 6 \sqrt{x}$