# SOLUTION: Give an example of numbers a and b that show {{{sqrt(A + B)}}} is not the same as {{{sqrt(A) + sqrt(B)}}}

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Square-cubic-other-roots Question 626114: Give an example of numbers a and b that show is not the same as Answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Give an example of numbers a and b that show is not the same as ```Let A = 16, B = 9 = = 5 + = 4 + 3 = 7 5 does not equal 7. ---------------------------- Find all values of a and b that make those two expressions equal to each other. = Square both sides of the equation: = A + B = A + 2 + B Simplify the equation: 0 = 2 Divide both sides by 2 0 = Square both sides 0² = 0 = AB So it's only true if the product of A and B is zero. That is to say, one or both of A and B must be equal to zero. Edwin```