# What is the simplest radical form of the square root of 12?

Jul 30, 2015

=color(green)(2sqrt3

#### Explanation:

Prime factorising $12$ helps simplify the radical :

$\sqrt{12} = \sqrt{2 \cdot 2 \cdot 3}$

$= \sqrt{{2}^{2} \cdot 3}$

$= \textcolor{g r e e n}{2} \sqrt{3}$