What is the sum of the square root of 50 and the square root of 32?

1 Answer
Sep 10, 2015

Answer:

Assuming only primary (i.e. positive) square roots
#sqrt(50)+sqrt(32) = 9sqrt(2)#

Explanation:

#sqrt(50) = sqrt(5^2xx2) = sqrt(5^2)xxsqrt(2) = 5sqrt(2)#

#sqrt(32) = sqrt(4^2xx2) = sqrt(4^2)xxsqrt(2)=4sqrt(2)#

#sqrt(50)+sqrt(32) = 5sqrt(2)+4sqrt(2)#
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