What is the square root of 25 over 144?

2 Answers
May 31, 2018

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

If the question is: What is #sqrt(25/144)#?

We can use this rule for radicals to simplify the expression:

#sqrt(color(red)(a)/color(blue)(b)) = sqrt(color(red)(a))/sqrt(color(blue)(b))#

#sqrt(color(red)(25)/color(blue)(144)) => sqrt(color(red)(25))/sqrt(color(blue)(144)) => 5/12#

May 31, 2018

Answer:

#5/12#

Explanation:

since
#25=5^2#
and #144=12^2#
we get
#sqrt(25/144)=5/12#