In what ways are combining like radical terms similar to combining like terms that are monomials?

Just like combining like terms with the same variables, you combine like

radicals with the same number under the radical signs.

Example:

3x + 2x

= 5x {combined like terms}

3√2 + 2√2

= 5√2 {combined like radicals}

radicals with the same number under the radical signs.

Example:

3x + 2x

= 5x {combined like terms}

3√2 + 2√2

= 5√2 {combined like radicals}

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