What is the value of this numerical expression?
\( \sqrt{ 6^2+ 8^2 } \) = ______.
Detailed Explanation
According to the order of operations (PEMDAS; parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction), the exponents within the square root must be evaluated first, then the sum can be found, and finally, the square root can be evaluated.
The expression simplifies to: \([ \sqrt{36+64 = \sqrt{100} } = 10 ]\)
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