Simplify radical expressions by using distribution and rationalizing the denominator.
This lesson covers adding, subtracting, and multiplying square roots.
Simplification of Radical Expressions Interactive
This video demonstrates a sample use of radical expressions.
This video provides an explanation of the concept of radical expressions.
Practice Simplification of Radical Expressions questions
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Radical Expressions.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary to determine answers using the table
Develop understanding of concepts by studying them in a relational manner. Analyze and refine the concept by summarizing the main idea, creating visual aids, and generating questions and comments using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
Strengthen ability to analyze word meaning and symbolic or mathematical notation from context and introduce students to unfamiliar vocabulary or notation. Further solidify understanding by defining new vocabulary words and notation as well as generating personal examples of words, concepts, and notation usage.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
This study guide looks at square and cube roots, radical expressions, rationalization, solving radical equations, and graphing radical functions and equations.