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# How Are Radical Expressions and Rational Exponents Used in Real Life?

Radical expressions are used in real life in carpentry and masonry. Rational expressions are used to compute interest and depreciation in the financial industry.

Continue ReadingRadical expressions are mathematical expressions that contain a square root. They are commonly found in trigonometry and geometry. Radical expressions are also found in electrical engineering.

Rational exponents are exponents that are in the form of a fraction. A rational exponent can be used to calculate the inflation on a home over a period of time. In science, biologists use rational exponents to compare the surface areas of different animals to each other to help with size comparisons.

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## How Do You Multiply Rational Expressions?

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## What Is the Order of Operations in Evaluating Algebraic Expressions?

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## What Are the Ways of Reducing Rational Expressions to Lowest Terms?

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## How Is Slope Used in Real Life?

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