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Choose one operation with radical expressions to discuss in detail (simplify, multiply or divide).

Choose one operation with radical expressions to discuss in
detail (simplify, add, subtract, multiply or divide). Discuss the steps to
complete the operation and provide a worked out example.

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simplify v18

step 1: we need to find the largest perfect square that divides into 18. 9

Step 2: write 18 as the product of 2 and 9. 18=2•9

step 3: use product rule. v18=v9•2= v9•v2= 3v2

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simplify √18

step 1: we need to find the largest perfect square that divides into 18. 9

Step 2: write 18 as the product of 2 and 9. 18=2•9

step 3: use product rule. √18=√9•2= √9•√2= 3√2