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Introduction to simplifying a product involving square roots using the distributive property

A quick distribution of a radical into the sum of two numerical terms, one whole and one radical as well.

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Solving an equation of the form x^2 = a using the square root property

Discusses the square root property, then encourages the viewer to write a list of perfect squares in the marginfor reference. Lasly, three examples are presented and solved.

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Simplifying a sum or difference of radical expressions: Univariate

This includesradicals that contain variable factors, but continues the simplification of various terms in a sum or difference so that possible like terms can be added orsubtracted.

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Square root addition or subtraction with three terms

This shows how to simplify the parts of an addition of radicals and then add or subtract the like terms.

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Square root addition or subtraction

This shows how to simplify square roots in an additon problem so that hopefully you get like terms and con simplify further.

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Simplifying the square root of a whole number less than 100

Thisi shows how to break down a square root by dividing out perfect squares that can become whole numbers.

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Complex fraction made of sums involving rational expressions: Multivariate

Simplifies a complex fraction by distributing the LCD of each small fraction across the top and the bottom so that all small fractions can be swept away.

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Complex fraction made of sums involving rational expressions: Problem type 3

A complex fraction is multiplied through on the top and the bottom by the common denominator of all smaller fractions, eliminating the denominators of those smaller fractions.

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Solving an equation written in factored form

Starts with cautiioning against multiplying the factors back together and describes the zero product property to justify this warning. Then shows how to continue from the factored form to separate…

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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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Square root multiplication: Advanced

An example that is a little more complicated about how to simplify radicals that are being multiplied

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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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Solving a rational equation that simplifies to linear: Factorable quadratic denominators

Demonstrates using factoring skills to separate and identify all of the necessary factors that make the LCD (Least common denominator) that can be used as a multiplier through a rational equation to…

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Simplifying a ratio of polynomials: Problem type 1

This shows how to factor the numerator and denominator of a fraction in algebra so that we can reduce the same factors ono the top and the bottom because they divide to one.

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Domain of a rational function: Excluded values

Shows how to find out what values are not defined for a rational function. This ability will be needed when solving rational equations because you may come up with a value that is not valid when…

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