## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.4 The Irrational Numbers - Exercise Set 5.4: 22

#### Answer

$8\sqrt3$

#### Work Step by Step

Factor the radicand so that one factor is a perfect square: $=\sqrt{64(3)} \\=\sqrt{8^2(3)}$ Simplify the square root of the perfect square factor: $=8\sqrt{3}$

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