# How do you simplify 2 square root -49?

##### 2 Answers

Jan 12, 2017

You cannot simplify this question as there is no real number which represents

Jan 13, 2017

#### Explanation:

If we use real numbers, this problem has no solution since there is no real number that is squared

But if we expand the set of numbers we use and use complex numbers

Taking this definition of number