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Simplifying radicals is often used to find the exact length of a side of a triangle as a result of the Pythagoren Theorem. Since each term in the Pythagorean Theorem is squared, it is likely that your solution will be some kind of square root. Here we look at how to leave the side length in simple radical form rather than finding a decimal approximation.
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Simplifying Radical Expressions
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