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[rad-i-kand, rad-i-kand] /ˈræd ɪˌkænd, ˌræd ɪˈkænd/

noun, Mathematics.
the quantity under a radical sign.
/ˈrædɪˌkænd; ˌrædɪˈkænd/
a number or quantity from which a root is to be extracted, usually preceded by a radical sign: 3 is the radicand of √3

the number under a radical sign, from Latin radicandus, gerundive of radicare (see radicant).
The number or expression that is written under a radical sign, such as the 3 in √3.


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