2-44-8

Factor 2 out of 2-44.

2(-44)-8

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of -8.

2-442⋅-4

Cancel the common factor.

2-442⋅-4

Rewrite the expression.

-44-4

-44-4

-44-4

Rewrite -44 as -1(44).

-1(44)-4

Rewrite -1(44) as -1⋅44.

-1⋅44-4

Rewrite -1 as i.

i⋅44-4

i⋅44-4

Rewrite 44 as 22⋅11.

Factor 4 out of 44.

i4(11)-4

Rewrite 4 as 22.

i22⋅11-4

i22⋅11-4

Pull terms out from under the radical.

i⋅211-4

i⋅211-4

Cancel the common factor of 2 and -4.

Factor 2 out of i⋅211.

2(i11)-4

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of -4.

2(i11)2⋅-2

Cancel the common factor.

2(i11)2⋅-2

Rewrite the expression.

i11-2

i11-2

i11-2

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

-i112

-i112

Simplify (2 square root of -44)/-8