math 8th grade

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im stuck on a question and i don't kno wat the answer shud b...

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 -

    clearly not equal!

    √8 is 2 something
    √10 is 3 something
    so √8+√10 > 5

    but √(8+10) or √18 is < 5

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    thnk u veryyy much

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