# How do you simplify #sqrt125 + sqrt80#?

##### 1 Answer

The result is

#### Explanation:

When you want to simplify the roots, the best thing you can do is to write the factors of your numbers. In your case

The square root is an operation that if you have the same numbers, gives you back one of the two numbers.

As an example

So we apply this property of the square root grouping the numbers in pairs (when possible) and removing from the square root:

Here I grouped a pair of

Again I extracted the pairs from the root.

Finally I have: