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    simplify

    hi,

    i need to know how to simplify this:

    2squareroot3 +3squareroot27? (sorry i dont know have to make it come up as the square root sign)

    im not too sure how i would complete this question so could someone please provide some help?

    thanks!
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    Re: simplify

    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    2squareroot3 +3squareroot27? (sorry i dont know have to make it come up as the square root sign)
    I think that I have shown you how to do TaTeX.
    [TEX]2\sqrt{3}+3\sqrt{27}[/TEX] gives 2\sqrt{3}+3\sqrt{27}.

    Note that 3\sqrt{27}=9\sqrt{3} because \sqrt{27}=\sqrt{9\cdot 3}
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    Re: simplify

    Quote Originally Posted by Plato View Post
    I think that I have shown you how to do TaTeX.
    [TEX]2\sqrt{3}+3\sqrt{27}[/TEX] gives 2\sqrt{3}+3\sqrt{27}.

    Note that 3\sqrt{27}=9\sqrt{3} because \sqrt{27}=\sqrt{9\cdot 3}

    thanks for answering, so would it be 2\sqrt{3}+9\sqrt{3} ??
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    Re: simplify

    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    thanks for answering, so would it be 2\sqrt{3}+9\sqrt{3} ??
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    Re: simplify

    oh so 11\sqrt{3}

    thank you very much!
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