simplifying square roots 20 videos

Finding the Roots of a Complex Number
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to use DeMoivre's Theorem to compute the cube roots of a complex number.
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More Roots of Complex Numbers
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to find the roots of a complex number quickly using four simple guidelines.
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Simplifying Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to simplify determinants using three row (or column) operations.
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Invertible Square Matrices and Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine whether a square matrix is invertible using its determinant.
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Binomial Theorem
Precalculus Topics in Discrete Math
How to define factorial expressions used in the binomial theorem.
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Finding the Vertex of a Parabola by Completing the Square
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to find the vertex of a parabola.
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The Inverse of a Square Matrix
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine whether two matrices are inverses.
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Square Matrices
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine whether two matrices can be multiplied, and if so, what the dimensions of the product will be.
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2x2 Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to compute the determinant of a 2x2 square matrix.
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3x3 Determinants
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to compute the determinant of a 3x3 square matrix using minors by expanding along the top row.
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The Transformation y = f(bx)
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How determine what transformation the graph y = f(bx) represents when b > 1.
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Computing Difference Quotients
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How to compute and simplify the difference quotient of a linear function.
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Computing Difference Quotients
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to compute and simplify the difference quotient of a linear function.
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Parametric Equations and Motion
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to graph a parametric curve, and how to eliminate the parameter to obtain a rectangular equation for the curve.
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The Identity Matrix
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to determine the identity matrix of order n.
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Using Trigonometric Identities
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How to simplify a trigonometric expression by converting to sines and cosines and using algebra.
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Families of Polar Curves: Circles, Cardiods, and Limacon
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to graph the special cases of the family r = a + b cos (theta) when a or b = 0.
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Solving Linear Systems Using Matrix Algebra
Precalculus Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
How to convert a system of linear equations into a matrix equation and solve it.
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Finding Zeros of a Polynomial Function
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we find the zeros of a polynomial function in expanded form.
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Using the Conjugate Zeros Theorem
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we find the zeros of a polynomial function when one imaginary zero is known.
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