Square Root Of 1/2

How do u find the square root of 1/2 * (square root of 8 + square root of 2)?

Expert Answers

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sqrt(1/2)* (sqr8+sqrt2)

Let us first simplify:

sqrt(8)= sqrt(2*2*2)= sqrt(2*2^2)=sqrt2*sqrt2^2=2sqrt(2)

Now substitute:


Factorize sqrt(2):


= [1/sqrt(2)]*sqrt(2)*3

= [sqrt(2)/sqrt(2)]*3 =3

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