Operations With Radicals Example 1

Here is an example of how to perform operations with radical and square roots.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. First know the properties of radicals; multiplication/division are the same and adding/subtracting are the same
2. Next when multiplying radicals- multiply the numbers under the radicals (square root symbols)
3. Simplify your answer by looking for perfect square factors

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Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations




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