# How to simplify this?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 31, 2017

#### Explanation:

I am assuming the 3 before the radical in the numerator is not representing the 3rd root and the 12 is not a multiplier but a question number. If this is not the case then answer will be incorrect.

(1.) Factor the radicand in the numerator so you can extract roots.

(2.) Extract roots. It can be seen for example that the root of

(3.) Do the same with the denominator.

(4.) Cancelling like factors gives: