How would you simplify and do these problems?

(square root of) 2/5 + (square root of) 1/2

8 - (square root of) 5/7

I understand the concept... I just always get these wrong for some reason, so please be detailed so I can understand! Thanks!

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- Feb 12th 2011, 07:53 AMchandlerAdding and Subtracting Radicals
How would you simplify and do these problems?

(square root of) 2/5 + (square root of) 1/2

8 - (square root of) 5/7

I understand the concept... I just always get these wrong for some reason, so please be detailed so I can understand! Thanks! - Feb 12th 2011, 08:01 AMPlato
- Feb 12th 2011, 08:23 AMchandlerYes, two seperate
Yes, these are two different equations.

Also... How do you make the square root symbol? - Feb 12th 2011, 08:26 AMProve It
- Feb 12th 2011, 08:38 AMPlato
- Feb 12th 2011, 09:08 AMchandlerThanks guys!
One more thing...

Please do this one too: = - Feb 12th 2011, 09:12 AMPlato