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Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions  Problem 8
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts
If you have a root in the top of your fraction, you'll first want to see if it can be simplified. After simplifying, reduce the number outside the radical with the denominator, if possible. The number inside the root will remain unchanged.
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Alissa Fong
M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
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Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
Problem 1 10,143 viewsSimplify:
8√3 − 5√3 + 10√3 
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Problem 2 8,763 viewsSimplify:
4√5 − 3√45 + 10√80 
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Problem 3 7,195 viewsSimplify:
√125x + 4√20x − 3√45x 
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Problem 4 6,361 viewsSimplify:
3√x + y√x + 2√y²x 
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Problem 5 1,002 views 
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Problem 6 1,255 views 
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Problem 7 845 views 
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Problem 8 661 views 
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Problem 9 687 views
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