**Vocabulary Refresher**

The radicand refers to the number under the radical sign. In the radical below, the radicand is the number '5'.

**Video** on How To Multiply Square Roots

### Examples

##### Example 1 of Multiplying Square roots

Step 1Check to see if you can simplify either of the square roots(. )If you can, then simplify!

Both square roots are already simplified so skip this step

Multiply the radicands together

##### Example 2. A slightly more complex example

Step 1Check to see if you can simplify either of the square roots(. )If you can, then simplify!

can indeed be simplified :

Multiply the radicands together

**Practice** Problems

Multiply the square roots below and express each answer in simplest radical form.

This problem is similar to example 1 because you can not simplify either of the square roots.

Step 1Multiply