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    [SOLVED] Surds

    Q.simplify: \sqrt {x^3} + \sqrt x - \sqrt 4x

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    Last edited by waven; March 13th 2009 at 12:41 AM. Reason: changed the question
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    Quote Originally Posted by waven View Post
    Q.simplify: \sqrt x^3 + \sqrt x - \sqrt 4x

    thanks
    Your LaTeX is ambiguous, do you mean:

    \sqrt {x^3} + \sqrt {x} - \sqrt {4x}\ ?

    Then take out the common factor of  \sqrt{x} (or if you mean something slightly different, still take out the common factor)

    CB
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainBlack View Post
    Your LaTeX is ambiguous, do you mean:

    \sqrt {x^3} + \sqrt {x} - \sqrt {4x}\ ?

    Then take out the common factor of  \sqrt{x} (or if you mean something slightly different, still take out the common factor)

    CB
    oops yea thats what i meant and could you explain it in more steps i still dont quite understand it
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