Radical – The √ symbol that is **used to denote square root or nth roots**. Radical Expression – A radical expression is an expression containing a square root.

Contents

- 1 What is the radical form of 12?
- 2 What are radical in math?
- 3 What is an example of a radical?
- 4 What is the simplest radical form of 90?
- 5 What is the simplest radical form of 18?
- 6 What is the radical of 20?
- 7 What is the radical of 48?
- 8 What is the radical of 45?
- 9 Why is it called a radical?
- 10 What is exponent and radical?
- 11 Why do we use radicals?
- 12 What are radicals give two examples?
- 13 How free radical is formed?

## What is the radical form of 12?

Square root of 12 in the radical form is expressed as √12 and in the exponent form, it is expressed as 12^{1}^{/}^{2}. Square root of 12 rounded to 5 decimal places is 3.46410. We can also express the square root of 12 in its lowest radical form as 2√3.

## What are radical in math?

A radical is a symbol that represents a particular root of a number. This symbol is shown below. The radical, by itself, signifies a square root. The square root of a number n is written as follows. The square root of n is defined as another number r such that the square (second power) of r is equal to n.

## What is an example of a radical?

The definition of radical is something that is at the root of something, or something that changes, addresses or affects the major essence of something. An example of radical is a basic solution to a complex problem. An example of radical is the change that allowed women to vote.

## What is the simplest radical form of 90?

The square root of 90 simplified in radical form is 3√10.

## What is the simplest radical form of 18?

The simplest form of √18 is 3√2. Be mindful of what numbers are inside of the radical sign and which are not! Unless you can take the square root of the individual prime numbers, they must remain under the radical.

## What is the radical of 20?

The value of the square root of 20 is 4.472135955 and is denoted as √20 in radical form.

## What is the radical of 48?

Simplified Radical Form of Square Root of 48 The factorization of 48 is 2 × 3 × 2 × 2 × 2 which has 1 pair of the same number. It can also be written as 48 = 2^{4} × 3^{1}. Thus, the simplest radical form of √48 is 4√3 itself.

## What is the radical of 45?

The simplified radical form of the square root of 45 is 3√5.

## Why is it called a radical?

The word, “radical”, comes from the Latin word, “radix”, which means “root”. “Radix” is also Latin for “radish”, which is a root vegetable. So, “radical 3” is just another way of saying “the square root of 3”.

## What is exponent and radical?

An exponent is just a convenient way of writing repeated multiplications of the same number. Radicals involve the use of the radical sign,. Sometimes these are called surds. If you learn the rules for exponents and radicals, then your enjoyment of mathematics will surely increase!

## Why do we use radicals?

Radical expressions are utilized in financial industries to calculate formulas for depreciation, home inflation and interest. Electrical engineers also use radical expressions for measurements and calculations. Biologists compare animal surface areas with radical exponents for size comparisons in scientific research.

## What are radicals give two examples?

The compounds containing compound radicals give out compound radicals in their aqueous solutions. Examples of compounds containing compound radicals are as follows: Sulphuric acid (H2SO4): H2SO4 has compound radical SO2−4. Nitric acid (HNO3): HNO3 has compound radical NO−3.

## How free radical is formed?

A molecule with one or more unpaired electron in its outer shell is called a free radical (1-5). Free radicals are formed from molecules via the breakage of a chemical bond such that each fragment keeps one electron, by cleavage of a radical to give another radical and, also via redox reactions (1, 2).