# How do you simplify the square root of 750?

##### 1 Answer

May 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

With modern calculators - OK, even with our old slide rules - it really can be calculated directly. BUT, if you want to simplify the expression first into smaller units, you can separate a 'square' factor from the original value.

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We could take it one more level down with 7.5 = 4 xx 1.875 to