11-1 Simplifying Radical Expressions

A radical expression is and expression that contains a square root. A radicand is the expression under the radical (square root) sign. For any numbers a and b where a ­≥ 0 and b ≥ 0, the square root of the product ab is equal to the product of each square root.



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