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Simplifying Radical Expressions

Simplifying radical expressions is really just like
simplifying any other kind of
expression – you look for like terms. Now, like terms mean that the radicals are
absolutely identical. They need to have the SAME index and the SAME radicand.
Then,
you just add up the coefficients.

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For some exercises, remember that perimeter is just the
sum of the lengths of the sides.