# How do you simplify the square root #-sqrt25#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 7, 2018

Strictly speaking,

#### Explanation:

Remember that the square root operation is the opposite of the square operation, and so when they both occur, they cancel.

We can get a product of 25 when we square

Sometimes it's understood that the sign in front of the square root indicates the sign desired. And so the answer in this case could also be simply