For xhttp://nernst.chem.sfu.ca/adm/jsMath...120/char3C.png0, simplify

sqrt(x^3 + x^2) / x

do you just simplify the interior and then -sqrt( ) ??

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- Sep 27th 2009, 09:46 AMsamtheman17simplifying
For xhttp://nernst.chem.sfu.ca/adm/jsMath...120/char3C.png0, simplify

sqrt(x^3 + x^2) / x

do you just simplify the interior and then -sqrt( ) ?? - Sep 27th 2009, 10:00 AMapcalculus
- Sep 27th 2009, 10:08 AMsamtheman17
so you then just cancel out x on top and bottom and are left with -sqrt(x-1) ?

- Sep 27th 2009, 10:28 AMapcalculus
Yes. It would be $\displaystyle -\sqrt{x+1}$.