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 - Problem Set 9.2: 70


The explanation is below.

Work Step by Step

In order to do this, first take the square root of the original number given using the square root button on your calculator, and then write down the result. Next, take the square root of the number inside the radical of the simplified radical. Then, multiply this number by the number outside the radical. Looking at this result, see if it matches the result of the initial radical. If not, check your work, for the two radicals should be equal.
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