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Reduce the radical expression . Assuming a is a whole number, is the result rational or irrational?
1. Use the properties of radicals to rewrite the expression. 2. Reduce any remaining radicals. 3. Determine whether the resulting expression is rational or irrational. This applet is provided by Walch Education as supplemental material for their mathematics programs. Visit www.walch.com for more information.