Asked Aug 24, 2019

The question says:

Simplify the radical expression:

(sqrt)16x + (sqrt)x5

I separated the first term into perfect squares, and then the second term with the same method (property 1).

I came up with 4(sqrt)x + x2(sqrt)x. The final answer is (4+x2)(sqrt)x. Is this because we are simply combining the like term of (sqrt)x from each of the 2 terms, and not necessarily adding them? 




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Step 1

The given expres...


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/16x +Vx


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