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    simplify by collecting like radical terms

    6sqr147 - sqr75 + 8sqr48=
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    147 = 49 *3

    75 =25*3

    48 = 16*3

    6sqr147 - sqr75 + 8sqr48= 18sqrt(3) - 5sqrt(3) +32sqrt(3) = 45sqrt(3)
    Last edited by mr fantastic; September 21st 2009 at 03:38 PM.
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    ughhhh i dont know how i missed 49*3=147. thank you very much for your help
    Last edited by mr fantastic; September 21st 2009 at 03:38 PM.
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