OpenStudy (anonymous):

Referring to the figure, simplify the expression. http://www.ppstest2.com/images2/AL9005.jpg

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

just find the square root of 54

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

7.34846922835

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

As @Christina42872 has said

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

thnx but i dont have a twitter

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

thats what i put and it was wrong :(

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

well that is ur problem

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

?

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

try \[3\sqrt{6}\]

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

it said simplify not evaluate

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

when it evaluate then you put 7.34.... when it is simplify you the the 3 sqrt(6)

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

exactly @timo86m

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

so its 7.34 oh ok :) yay

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

no!

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yes it is see i was right

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

no that would be evaluating..you're simplifying

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

3 * sqrt(6)

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

that is 7.32

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

3 * sqrt(6) just as is

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

so is it 7.32 or 7.34

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

just think of it like this what is \[\sqrt{54}\] it can be written as \[\sqrt{9}\sqrt{6}\] right? because the squareroot of 9 times the square root of 6 is the square root of 54 right? so what is the square root of 9? 3 so your answer is 3 * square root 6

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

the answer is 7.32

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

let me ask you if I asked you to simplify x * x ...what would you say that is? x² correct? now what if I asked you to EVALUATE x * x ? what would you say? you don't know it. the difference between evaluating and simplifying

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

are you asking me or her

5 years ago
OpenStudy (johnweldon1993):

either...I'm trying to point out...that the question asked to simplify...not solve...the answer would be 3 * square root 6

5 years ago
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