Posted by **Lee** on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:20pm.

In a radical equation if the negative symbol is in front of the radical should I use -1 to factor out the negative power? And if so do I factor across the = doing BOTH sides? Or just the side the radical is on?

Thanks anyone, I've been out of school for 12 years so it is a bit of a struggle.

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