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TheRaggedyDoctor
 one year ago
I need help understanding radicals.
TheRaggedyDoctor
 one year ago
I need help understanding radicals.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0An nth root. A radical expression involving roots. The radical symbol (√), used to indicate the square root and other roots. Radical of an algebraic group, a concept in algebraic group theory. Radical of an ideal, an important concept in abstract algebra.

TheRaggedyDoctor
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Um.. what am I supposed to know with that?

TheRaggedyDoctor
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That doesn't help me solve them.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Please post a specific question involving them that you do not understand :)

TheRaggedyDoctor
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's not really a specific one, though. It's just the concept of radicals that I don't understand.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1They are an extension of the idea of positive and negative integer exponents generalized to include fractions.

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one rule is that we can NEVER have negative signs inside the radical... that produces an imaginary number.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when simplifying radical expression treat the radical like a variable: 3x + 2x = 5x 3 sqrt2 + 2 sqrt2 = 5 sqrt2

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1$$\Huge a^{n}=\dfrac{1}{a^n}$$ this^ extends the idea of positive integer exponents to includes the negative integers, right?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1"the concept of radicals" is to go one more step and let n be a fraction :)
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