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Chapter 11 Vocab math 3

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radical expression
any expression containing the radical symbol
rational exponent
an integer exponent and an nth root
power of a property
multiply exponents inside times exponent outside
translate
moving an object a certain distance
product of powers property
when multiplying two powers with the same base, just add the exponents
quotient of powers property
when two numbers with exponents are divided, subtract denominator exponent from numerator
power of a product porperty
multiply number inside parenthesis to exponent outside, distribute exponent
power of a quotient property
fraction inside parenthesis exponent outside, exponent sets distributed
simplify
to reduce to a simpler form by cancellation of common factors, regrouping of terms in the same variable, etc.
square root
a number that produces a specified quantity when multiplied by itself
solve
find an answer to
extraneous
a solution that emerges from the process of solving the problem but is not a valid solution to the original problem.
evaluate
find a numerical expression or equivalent for an equation, formula, or function.
cube root
the number that produces a given number when cubed