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  • one year ago

Explain, in complete sentences, the difference between a radical equation and an equation simply containing a radical expression. Provide an example of each.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A radical equation has a variable inside a radical. Equations that have radicals, but not over variables are not radical equations. e.g \[2x=\sqrt{5}\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I still do not get it....

  3. jtvatsim
    • one year ago
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    Here is an example of a radical equation \[\sqrt{x} = 2\] notice that the x (or variable) is inside the square root. Here is an example of an equation containing a radical expression \[x = \sqrt{2}\] notice that there is a square root here, but the x is not inside it.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay thanks guys :)

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