Hey everyone,

Im being asked to disprove: If X and Y are positive real numbers, then the SqRt( X+Y) = SqRt(X) + SqRt(Y). As a counterexample, would letting x= 25 and Y=9 be acceptable? Since SqRt(x+y) would equal SqRt(34) and SqRt(X) + SqRt(Y)= 5+3=8 and there not equal?