College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.8 - nth Roots; Rational Exponents - R.8 Assess Your Understanding - Page 78: 5


(b) is not a property of radicals

Work Step by Step

The statement (b) is not a property of radicals: $\sqrt[n]{a+b}\ne\sqrt[n]{a}+\sqrt[n]{b}$ For example: $\sqrt{4+4}\ne\sqrt{4}+\sqrt{4}$ $\sqrt{8}\ne2+2$ $2\sqrt{2}\ne4$
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