Adding and Subtracting Expressions with Radicals
Simplify as much as possible.
Explain how the expression 8.3√2+ 7.9√2 can be simplified using the distributive property. Explain how the expression 11√7− 6√7+ 3√2 can be simplified using the distributive property.
Explain how the expression 19√2+ 2√8 can be simplified using the distributive property.
Can the expression √7+ 2√10 be simplified using the distributive property? To determine if an expression can be simplified, you must first simplify each of the terms within the expression. Then, apply the distributive property, or other properties as needed, to simplify the expression.
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