Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 10 - Exponents and Radicals - 10.1 Radical Expressions and Functions - 10.1 Exercise Set - Page 634: 56


$\text{radicand: } y^2-8 \\\text{index: } 2$

Work Step by Step

The radicand and the index of the given expression, $ -7\sqrt{y^2-8} ,$ are \begin{array}{l} \text{radicand: } y^2-8 \\\text{index: } 2 .\end{array} In the expression $\sqrt[y] x$, y is the index while x is the radicand.
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