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Posted by **Meherin** on Monday, May 18, 2009 at 8:45pm.

Is the square root of 8 + the square root of 10 the same as the square root of 8+10?

Use a grid and lengths of line segments to give a geometric argument.

thx for ur help ;]

- math 8th grade -
**Reiny**, Monday, May 18, 2009 at 9:04pmclearly not equal!

√8 is 2 something

√10 is 3 something

so √8+√10 > 5

but √(8+10) or √18 is < 5

- math 8th grade -
**Meherin**, Monday, May 18, 2009 at 9:05pmthnk u veryyy much

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