How do you simplify radical 8?

You can simplify radicals using the rule:

##root()(ab) = root()(a)root()(b)##

We look for ways of splitting up the number 8 into two factors where one of the factors is a square number. Like this:

##root()(8) = root()(4)root()(2) = 2root()(2) ##

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