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Rules for Radicals — the Algebraic Kind

Working with radicals can be troublesome, but these equivalences keep algebraic radicals from running amok. Finding the root of product or quotient or a fractional exponent is simple with these formulas [more…]

Combining Square Roots

Square roots, which use the radical symbol, are nonbinary operations — operations which involve just one number — that ask you, “What number times itself gives you this number under the radical?” Finding [more…]

How to Convert Square Roots to Exponents

Finding square roots and converting them to exponents is a relatively common operation in algebra. Square roots, which use the radical symbol, are nonbinary operations — operations which involve just one [more…]

Working with Radical and Rational Equations in Algebra II

A radical equation is one that starts out with a square root, cube root, or some other root and gets changed into another form to make the solving process easier. A [more…]

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