# Square Roots and Radicals 5

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Learn to simplify / break down square roots by taking out perfect squares.

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• How do you simplify or break down square roots?
• How do you know if a square root is simplified?
• How do you break down the square root of 12?
• Why does sqrt(12) = 2*sqrt(3)?
• How can you simplify the square root of 18?
• How can you break down the square root of 50?
• How do you simplify the square root of 54?
• What does the square root of 72 break down into?
• How do you simplify 3*sqrt(75)?
• How can you simplify the square root of x^15?
• How do you break down square roots of variables to an exponent?
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This is one of the most useful applications of square roots in Algebra. You will learn to break down square roots by pulling out perfect squares from under the square root. All steps to several example problems are shown and explained. This is a great tutorial for simplifying square roots.