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# C1 Simplifying surds question watch

1. I've simplified it a bit, but I checked on a calculator and I haven't simplified it fully. Please could someone explain the working involved at the arrow part! Thanks
2. yes that is correct

3. mulyiply 4root3 by 3 on the top an bottom to get a common denominator, then just do a normal fraction take away.
4. (Original post by the bear)
yes that is correct

Yes but I'm not sure how to do the last bit... Like how do you turn 4sqrt3 - 10sqrt3 / 2 into 2sqrt3 / 3?
5. (Original post by Sint)
Yes but I'm not sure how to do the last bit... Like how do you turn 4sqrt3 - 10sqrt3 / 2 into 2sqrt3 / 3?
well you can write 4 as 12/3 ?
6. (Original post by Suprite)
mulyiply 4root3 by 3 on the top an bottom to get a common denominator, then just do a normal fraction take away.
Thanks!

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