intermediate algebra
posted by swirl .
Simplify the following expression. square root8 square root 24

sqrt 8 = i sqrt 8 = 2 sqrt 2 i
sqrt 24 = i sqrt 24 = i sqrt(8*3) = 2i sqrt2 sqrt3
so
2 i sqrt2 * 2 i sqrt2 sqrt3
=
4*2 sqrt 3
=
8 sqrt 3