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Simplifying Radicals (Square Roots) Example 1

Here is an example of how to simplify a radial (square root).  Remember to read the lesson on this topic. Basic steps to follow: 1. First understand that square roots are 1 type of radical expression; cube roots and other roots also follow these rules 2. The key to simplifying a radical expression is to […]

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Simplifying Radicals

Ah…the wonderful world of the radical (square root symbol).  Don’t like radicals? Too bad- they are everywhere in algebra and math so chill out and get to love these little rascals.   The first order of business when dealing with radicals is being able to simplifying them.  Just like “simplifying” fractions (reducing  ex.  20 / […]

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