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Simplifying Radical Expressions - Problem 5

Teacher/Instructor 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

It is useful to memorize the perfect square numbers (1, 4, 9, 16, 25...) so that when you see one of them, you can immediately simplify it. Here we look at fractions involving the perfect square numbers and how to simplify them, being precise with placement of negative signs, how and when to reduce, and which parts of the fractions are (and are not) under a root.

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