Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 9 - Roots and Radicals - 9.2 - Simplifying Radicals - Concept Quiz 9.2 - Page 406: 6



Work Step by Step

In order to simplify a radical, all numbers inside of the radical and their factors must not be able to be taken outside of a radical. Since the only way to get something outside of a radical is to raise a number (or a factor of a number) inside of the radical to a power that is the same as the index, the given statement is true.
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