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Solve radical equations, step-by-step
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How do you solve a radical equation?
- To solve a radical equation, isolate the radical on one side of the equation, raise both sides to a power that will eliminate the radical and solve the equation. Check you answer.
What is a radical equation?
- A radical equation is an equation that involves a radical of an expression containing a varaible.
How do I simplify a radical?
- To simplify a radical, factor the number inside the radical and pull out any perfect square factors as a power of the radical.
How do you multiply two radicals?
- To multiply two radicals, multiply the numbers inside the radicals (the radicands) and leave the radicals unchanged. √a x √b = √(a x b)
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