Simplifying Square Roots

Simplifying Square Roots - • g If each variable is...

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Simplifying Square Roots Example 1 Simplify. 1. a, b  2. 3. If each variable is nonnegative (not a negative number),  If each variable could be positive or negative (deleting the restriction “If each variable is  nonnegative”), then absolute value signs are placed around variables to odd powers. If each variable is nonnegative,  If each variable is nonnegative,  If each variable could be positive or negative, then you would write 
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Unformatted text preview: • g If each variable is nonnegative, If each variable could be positive or negative, you would write • h If each variable is nonnegative, If each variable could be positive or negative, you would write • i If each variable is nonnegative, • j If each variable is nonnegative,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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