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What is the product of the radical expression (-5-√3) ^2 ?
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Squaring an expression is the same as multiplying it 2 times.
Now use the FOIL method.
Simplify by multiplying and combining like terms.
Raising a square root to the square power results in the expression inside the root.
Add 3 to 25 to get 28.
Posted by jgeertz on December 27, 2012 at 12:39 AM (Answer #1)
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