Posted by jack bakersfeild on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 6:59pm.
what is the work of the square root of 3 to the second power minus 5 divided by 8

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:02pm
3  5 = 2
2 / 8 = 0.25 
Jack  math  Reiny, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:19pm
You have now received 3 answers of .25 from 3 different tutors.
That answer is correct according to the way you posted the question.
I also read it as:
((√3)^2  5)/8
= 2/8 = 1/4 or .25
If you meant something different use brackets to establish the correct order of operations.