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Simplifying Radical Expressions  Problem 6
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
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In math, squaring something means multiplying it by itself. The inverse operation of squaring is taking a square root. The same can be said for cubing a number (multiplying it by itself three times) and taking a cube root. Here we look at the notation of roots, including the placement of a negative sign and how that affects your root, as well as taking the square root of a perfect square.
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Alissa Fong
M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
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