# The simplified form of the expression, 242 2

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 15RE
To determine

## To calculate: The simplified form of the expression, 2422

Expert Solution

The simplified form of the expression is 11 .

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The expression , 2422

Formula used:

The algebraic identity: a×a=a

And the factorization method.

Calculation:

Consider the expression, 2422

Factorization of numerator.

Rewrite the expression: 2422=2×11×112

Apply the identity: a×a=a

2×11×112=1122=11

The above expression can’t be simplified further.

Thus, the simplified form of the expression is . 11

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