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    basic simplifying question

    sqrt(8t^2+7^2) = d

    I came up with sqrt(8t^2)+7
    can you simplify any further?

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    Re: basic simplifying question

    How did you get that result?

    \sqrt{a^2+b^2} \neq \sqrt{a^2}+\sqrt{b^2}
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