PSAT Math : How to subtract square roots

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Example Question #178 : Arithmetic


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Let us factor 108 and 81

Example Question #1 : How To Subtract Square Roots

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Step one: Find the greatest square factor of each radical

For  this is , and for  it is .


Step two: Simplify the radicals

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