Radicand: Definition & Concept


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Which number is the radicand in the following expression?

√(81) = 9

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Which number is the radicand in the following sentence?

The cube root of 729 is 9.




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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Radicands are important to be familiar with in algebra, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of them and let you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on practice problems involving:

  • Identifying radicands
  • Solving problems with radicands
  • The Pythagorean Theorem

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve problems involving radicands
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Pythagorean Theorem and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to correctly identify radicands

Additional Learning

To learn more about radicands and the Pythagorean Theorem, review the accompanying lesson titled Radicand: Definition & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the term radical as it applies to mathematics
  • Know the radical symbol
  • Know what the radicand is
  • Undertand what the square root is
  • Familiarize yourself with the history of the radicand
  • Further understand radicands through provided examples