Simplify: .
Hello Soroban,,
I really don't know why you call this problem a "Quickie" (I still have a crack in my head!)
It took some time until I remembered the property:
If x > y > 0 then
or
With these properties your term becomes:
=
Expand the brackets and collect the roots with the same value. I've got:
Hapoooh!
EB