Simplifying Radicals

Simplifying radicals involves the product rule.

If n is even, and a ≥ 0, b ≥ 0, then equation

If n is odd, then for all real numbers a and b, equation

Example 1

Simplify each of the following.

  1. equation

  2. equation

  3. equation

  4. equation

  1. equation

  2. equation

  3. equation

  4. equation

Example 2

Simplify equation

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