# How do you simplify #8sqrt(200)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 23, 2015

You check to see if you can find a perfect square to extract from the square root.

#### Explanation:

The only way in which you can simplify this expression is by checking to see if you can extract something from the square root.

Since

Notice that you can write

Since *perfect square*, you can write

This means that your original expression becomes