Why is it important to simplify radical expressions before adding or subtracting? In most cases is it not possible to add or subtract a radical expression without simplifying because we cant combine two radicals that have different values in the square ro

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Describe two laws of exponents and provide an example illustrating each law, explain how to simplify your expression. 1. Law for powers of powers; if you have a power of a power, then all you need to do to get a simplified answer is to multiply the powers

Quadratic equations can be solved by graphing, using the quadratic formula, completing the square, and factoring. What are the pros and cons of each of these methods?
With the quadratic formula, Just substitute, do a little arithmetic and you're done. Its

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Explain three rules for exponents listed in the chart on p. 239 (section 4.2). Do
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When adding fractions with the same denominator, you will add just the
numerator. Example; 2/5 + 1/5 = 3/5 However when adding fractions with
different denominators, you will need to change the fraction. Example: 1/2 + 2/8,
change to 4/8 + 2/8 = 6/8 =
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How do you determine if a polynomial is the difference of two squares?
To determine if a polynomial is the difference of two squares

Associate Level Material
Appendix C
Polynomials
Retail companies must keep close track of their operations to maintain profitability. Often, the sales data
of each individual product is analyzed separately, which can be used to help set pricing and other

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The Environment
Environmental and wildlife preservation ensures future generations will have available resources and can
enjoy the beauty of Earth. On the other hand, some of the damage humans have already done to the
e

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The Pythagorean Theorem is a triangle with a right angle is a right triangle. The
two sides of the triangle that form the right angle are the leg

Associate Level Material
Appendix E
Radicals
Application Practice
Answer the following questions. Use Equation Editor to write mathematical expressions and equations.
First, save this file to your hard drive by selecting Save As from the File menu. Click

Associate Level Material
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Ticket Sales
Living in or near a metropolitan area has some advantages. Entertainment opportunities are almost
endless in a major city. Events occur almost every night, from sporting events to the symphony. Tickets to
t

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Review section 10.2 (p. 692) of your text. Describe two laws of exponents and provide an
example illustrating each law. Explain how to simplify your expression. How do the laws work
with rational exponents? Provide the

Diophantus was a Greek mathematician who lived in the third century. He was
one of the first mathematicians to use algebraic symbols.
Most of what is known about Diophantus's life comes from an algebraic riddle
from around the early sixth century. The rid

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The graph of a quadratic variation function is a U shaped curve that is called a
parabola that passes through the origin. The width and direction of the curve
depend

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