4.A. Simplifying Radical Expressions

Simplifying radical expressions allows for one to be able to estimate radical approximations with greater ease. This section will focus on:
  • simplify radicals and radical expressions
  • simplify radicals with an index other than 2.
  • convert rational exponents to and from radical form
  • Key Terms
    • index
    • radical
    • radicand

Essential Questions
  • How are radical expressions simplified?