# What is the square root of 12 plus the square root of 27?

Jul 15, 2015

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$\sqrt{12} = \sqrt{2 \cdot 2 \cdot 3} = 2 \sqrt{3}$
$\sqrt{27} = \sqrt{3 \cdot 3 \cdot 3} = 3 \sqrt{3}$
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