4.5 solve by finding square rootsPresentation Transcript
4.5 Solve by Finding Square Roots Simplifying Radicals The Algebra of Solving Equations
Simplifying Radicals Test the radicand (number inside the radical) for divisibility by numbers that are perfect squares. Rewrite the radicand as a product of a perfect square and another number. Take the square root of the perfect square and write the result in front of the radical.