# Search for tag: "roots"

#### Solving a two-step equation with integers

It's just what the title says. We use opposite operations on one side to eliminate values that are with the variable and perform the same operations to the other side of the equals sign to keep…

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#### Identifying numbers as rational or irrational

A brief description of the difference between rational and irrational numbers followed by examples of number in both categories.

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#### Rationalizing a denominator: Square root of a fraction

This discusses what rationals and irratioinals are, then goes on to demonstrate how to eliminate any radical number in the denominator.

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#### Simplifying a product involving square roots using the distributive property: Basic

Demonstrates distribution when radicals are invovled.

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#### Rationalizing a denominator: Square root of a fraction

This video shows how to multiplly the top and bottom of a square root of a fraction to get the result of a rational number in the denominator.

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#### Simplifying a quotient involving a sum or difference with a square root

Demonstrations that emphasize the fact that a fraction bar acts like parentheses in that the each part of the fraction must be factored so that there is a product of factors on both top and bottomof…

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#### Special products of radical expressions: Conjugates and squaring

A demonstration of squaring a binomial with radical terms and then a second example showing how conjugate binomials can be multiplied.

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#### Introduction to simplifying a product of higher roots

A qucikc look at a simple fourth root of a combined pair of them, numbers only.

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#### Simplifying a product of radical expressions: Univariate

Multiplying two radical expressions by showing the factorization of the numbers and using even exponents to remove variable factors.

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#### Introduction to square root multiplication

Some simple straightforward multiplicaions of radicals with no reduction afterward

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#### Introduction to simplifying a sum or difference of radical expressions: Univariate

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#### Introduction to square root addition or subtraction

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#### Rational exponents: Negative exponents and fractional bases

Two examples of how to deal with negative fractional exponents

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#### Square roots of a perfect square monomial

Shows how to create squares under the square root so that both the exponent of two and the square root will elminiate each other.

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#### Square roots of perfect squares with signs

This describes what to look for when simplifying radicals.

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#### Finding the roots of a quadratic equation needing simplification

This demonstrates how some quadratic equations need to be simplified and put in standard form before the quadratic expression can be factored so the factors can be set to zero and solved.

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