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Simplifying Radical Expressions
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Product Property of Radicals For any numbers a and b where and ,
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Product Property of Radicals Examples
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Examples :
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Examples :
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Quotient Property of Radicals For any numbers a and b where and ,
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Examples :
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Rationalizing the denominator Rationalizing the denominator means to remove any radicals from the denominator. Ex : Simplify
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Simplest Radical Form No perfect nth power factors other than 1. No fractions in the radicand. No radicals in the denominator.
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Adding radicals
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Unformatted text preview: We can only combine terms with radicals if we have like radicals Reverse of the Distributive Property Examples : Examples : Multiplying radicals - Distributive Property Multiplying radicals - FOIL F O I L Examples : F O I L Examples : F O I L Conjugates Binomials of the form where a, b, c, d are rational numbers. The product of conjugates is a rational number. Therefore, we can rationalize denominator of a fraction by multiplying by its conjugate. Examples : Examples :...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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