How do you simplify the square root of -24?

1 Answer
Jun 30, 2018

Answer:

#2isqrt6#

Explanation:

We can rewrite #sqrt(-24)# as

#sqrt(-1)*sqrt24#

Recall that #i=sqrt(-1)#

We now have

#isqrt24#

We can factor out a perfect square out of #24# to get

#isqrt4*sqrt6#

#=2isqrt6#

Hope this helps!