Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 9 - Roots and Radicals - 9.1 - Roots and Radicals - Problem Set 9.1: 76

Answer

$\approx-8.7$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of radicals, a rational approximation (to the nearest tenth) of the given expression, $ 7\sqrt{3}-12\sqrt{3} ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (7-12)\sqrt{3} \\\\= -5\sqrt{3} \\\\ \approx-8.7 .\end{array}
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