# SOLUTION: (10+(square root 20))-(4-(square root 45)) I got 12+2(square root 20)-2(square root 45) Am I even close?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Distributive-associative-commutative-properties Question 73293: (10+(square root 20))-(4-(square root 45)) I got 12+2(square root 20)-2(square root 45) Am I even close?Answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Start with given problem Display radicand as product Break up square root Take square root of perfect square Distribute negative Group like terms Group terms together (note: is like x. ie 3x+2x=x(3+2)) This is what you should get Hope this makes sense.