Can this radical be reduced? $\displaystyle \sqrt{t^4 + 2t^2 + 1} $ if so, how? Thank you
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Originally Posted by icelated Can this radical be reduced? $\displaystyle \sqrt{t^4 + 2t^2 + 1} $ if so, how? Yes. Factor the radicand as a perfect square.
Originally Posted by icelated Can this radical be reduced? $\displaystyle \sqrt{t^4 + 2t^2 + 1} $ $\displaystyle \sqrt{t^4 + 2t^2 + 1}=\sqrt{(t^2+1)^2}=|(t^2+1)|=(t^2+1) $
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