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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 15RE
To determine

To calculate: The simplified form of the expression, 2422

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 15RE

The simplified form of the expression is 11 .

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The expression , 2422

Formula used:

The algebraic identity: a×a=a

And the factorization method.

Calculation:

Consider the expression, 2422

Factorization of numerator.

Rewrite the expression: 2422=2×11×112

Apply the identity: a×a=a

  2×11×112=1122=11

The above expression can’t be simplified further.

Thus, the simplified form of the expression is . 11

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