# TSI Math: Understanding Which Operations Can Help Simplify Square Roots

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vegas except with more man We need to do something

with the given expression however so start by simplifying each

square root Well first we have screwed a forty five

and factor the perfect square nine there from forty five

and we get screwed in nine times Five is three

times square Two five all right do the same with

twenty which has perfect square four innit Right Four times

five twenty mean square root of four times five or

to times square to five Now both squares could be

written as a multiple of the square root of five

So just subtract multiples of square to five it's just

like subtracting multiples of x And we get three times

square to five minus two times square to five which

is just the square root of five And so there

we have it Grow to forty five minus square twenty

is just the square root of five that's it We're 00:01:02.963 --> [endTime] done its egg