# Surds Simplification

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Simplify Surd



## Instructions

### Enter a number, get the surd simplified!

Does what it says on the tin. Get step by step simplification of any surd, or square root, by typing the number into the white box above and clicking "simplify". You do not need to worry about the square root sign, that's already there! Learn the steps this calculator uses below.

### How to simplify a surd

The five steps to simplify a surd are:

• Take your original square root
• Find factors which are square numbers
• Separate the root of square factors into separate roots
• Simplify roots of square numbers
• Simplify the expression

### Glitches and Improvements

If you find any glitches or have ideas for how this applet could be improved, please let me know by contacting me on Twitter: @NextLevelMaths.