High School Math : Understanding Square Roots

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Understanding Radicals

Simplify the expression. Find the positive solution only.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


When working in square roots, each component can be treated separately.

Now, we can simplify each term.

Combine the simplified terms to find the answer. Anything outside of the square root is combined, while anything under the root is combined under the root.

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