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Algebra I Recipe: Operations With Radicals
A. Steps for Adding and Subtracting Radicals
  1. Simplify each radical.
  2. Combine those terms having the exact same radicals.
    1. Combine the coefficients – (the numbers or terms in front of the radical).
    2. The like radical doesn’t change.
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B. Steps for Multiplying Radicals
  1. Multiply the terms that are on the outside of the radicals.
  2. Multiply the terms that are on the inside of the radicals. The product should remain under a radical.
  3. Simplify the radical.
ExamplesExamples:







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