How to Use Rational Exponents to Simplify Radicals?

Answer Simplifying radicals using rational exponents can make it easier to simplify expressions with a combination of radicals and exponents. Once you rewrite a radical in the form of a rational exponent,... Read More »

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How to Write Radicals As Rational Exponents?

A radical, or root, is the mathematical opposite of an exponent in that one will cancel out the other. But radicals can also be expressed through rational exponents, or fractional exponents. For ex... Read More »

How to Simplify Radicals?

A radical is denoted by a mathematical symbol that looks a bit like a check mark (√). Numbers are placed inside the box to indicate that they need to be simplified into their smallest elements. A... Read More »

How to Simplify Radicals in the Denominator?

In the tricky world of fractions, it is a convention not to leave radicals in the denominator. Radicals are any sort of root-based expression, such as a square root or cubic root. In order to get r... Read More »

How to Simplify Radicals in Math Problems?

Simplifying radicals (i.e., the square root of 2 or the square root of 43) is a matter of factoring. Radicals are in their simplest form when there are no perfect squares underneath the square root... Read More »