noun Etymology: Latin radicandum, neuter of radicandus, gerundive of radicari Date: 1889 the quantity under a radical sign

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  • radicand — [rad′i kand΄] n. [< L radicandum, neut. ger. of radicare, to take root < radix,ROOT1] the quantity under a radical sign …   English World dictionary

  • Radicand — A radicand is a mathematical expression whose root is being considered in a radical. In the expression:sqrt [n] {ab+2} ab + 2 is the radicand. The radicand is the number or expression underneath the radical sign …   Wikipedia

  • Radicand — Racine d un nombre En mathématiques, une racine n ième d un nombre a est un nombre b tel que bn = a, où n est un entier naturel non nul, Selon que l on travaille dans l ensemble des réels positifs, l ensemble des réels ou l ensemble des complexes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • radicand — /rad i kand , rad i kand /, n. Math. the quantity under a radical sign. [1895 1900; < L radicandum, neut. gerundive of radicare, deriv. of radix ROOT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • radicand — noun The number or expression whose square root or other root is being considered; e.g. The 3 in …   Wiktionary

  • radicand — ra|di|cand Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • radicand — rad·i·cand …   English syllables

  • radicand — rad•i•cand [[t]ˈræd ɪˌkænd, ˌræd ɪˈkænd[/t]] n. Math. math. the quantity under a radical sign • Etymology: 1895–1900; < L rādīcandum, neut. gerundive of rādīcāre …   From formal English to slang

  • radicand — ˈradəˌkand, ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: Latin radicandum, neuter of radicandus, gerundive of radicare, radicari to take root : the quantity under a radical sign …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shifting nth-root algorithm — The shifting nth root algorithm is an algorithm for extracting the n th root of a positive real number which proceeds iteratively by shifting in n digits of the radicand, starting with the most significant, and produces one digit of the root on… …   Wikipedia

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