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Radicals and Absolute Values - Problem 4
Since the square root of x is technically defined as the absolute value of x, we should be writing absolute value signs when we're doing other square roots of variables as well. Sometimes texts say, "assume all variables represent positive values," which means you don't need to worry about this at all. Otherwise, odd powers of variables coming from even roots will need absolute values.
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