Algebra 3/4 : Simplify Radical Expressions

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Simplify Radical Expressions

Simplify the following radical expression.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify the radical expression look at the factors under each radical.

Recall that 25 and 4 are perfect squares.

From here 12 can be factored further.

Example Question #2 : Simplify Radical Expressions

Simplify the following radical expression.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify the radical expression look at the factors under each radical.

Recall that 16 and 4 are perfect squares.

Example Question #3 : Simplify Radical Expressions

Simplify the following radical expression.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify the radical expression look at the factors under each radical.

Recall that 25 and 4 are perfect squares.

From here 12 can be factored further.

Example Question #4 : Simplify Radical Expressions

Simplify the following radical expression.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify the radical expression look at the factors under each radical.

Recall that 16 and 4 are perfect squares.

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