College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.3: 37

Answer

$5\sqrt{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\sqrt{8} +3\sqrt{2}$ By the Product Rule for Square Roots $=(\sqrt{4} \cdot \sqrt{2}) + 3\sqrt{2}$ $=2\sqrt{2} + 3\sqrt{2}$ By the Distributive Property $=(2+3)\sqrt{2}$ $=5\sqrt{2}$
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