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  1. radical signnoun

    a sign indicating the extraction of a root


  1. radical sign

    In mathematics, the radical sign, radical symbol, root symbol, radix, or surd is a symbol for the square root or higher-order root of a number. The square root of a number x {\displaystyle x} is written as x , {\displaystyle {\sqrt {x}},} while the n {\displaystyle n} th root of x {\displaystyle x} is written as x n . {\displaystyle {\sqrt[{n}]{x}}.} It is also used for other meanings in more advanced mathematics, such as the radical of an ideal. In linguistics, the symbol is used to denote a root word.


  1. radical sign

    A radical sign is a symbol used in mathematics to indicate the operation of taking the root of a number. The most common use of the radical sign is to denote the square root of a number, but it can also be used to represent other roots, such as the cube root, fourth root, and so on. The radical sign is represented by the symbol √. A number or expression placed under the radical sign is known as the radicand.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of radical sign in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of radical sign in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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