Simplify negative three plus root
three minus two.
In order to simplify this, we need
to group the rational terms and the irrational terms. The rational terms in this case are
negative three and negative two. The only irrational term is root
three. Negative three minus two is equal
to negative five. As the only irrational term is root
three, our simplified version is negative five plus root three. This could also be written as root
three minus five.