Radical Functions and Equations Teacher Resources
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Extraneous Solutions to Radical Equations
Bringing it all together in this video, Sal incorporates the concepts from previous lectures (quadratic formula, multiplying polynomial expressions, radical expressions, exponents). This video would be a great way to end a unit or review for a unit test in your algebra class.
11 mins 7th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
TI-nspire-ing Extraneous Solution Understanding
Students explore extraneous roots to radical equations. In this Algebra II activity, students solve equations which are typically "unanswerable" with paper and pencil. The use of the TI-npire provides a method of solution and moves the focus of the activity to flexibility in problem solving.
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
More Involved Radical Equations
Sal is not kidding when he calls this radical expression "hairy" and "more involved." Though viewers might be daunted by the amount of work necessary in solving the problem, Sal is confident and collected throughout the video. It's helpful to see Sal work through a tougher problem using the same methodology that he employs for the simpler problems as well.
12 mins 8th - 11th Math
Solving Rational Equations
Continue your lecture on radical equations with this video, which features Sal solving a few more problems with his classic clarity and understandable way. Young mathematicians will benefit immensely from seeing his cool hand guide the increasingly difficult equations.
3 mins 7th - 11th Math
Radical Equations and Inequalities
In this radical equations and inequalities worksheet, students solve five multiple choice problems. Problems are selected from a large bank, and each time the worksheet is accessed, a different problem set is shown. Each problem includes a hint button to assist students.
9th - 11th Math
Graphing Square Root and Other Radical Functions
In this instructional activity, students graph the square root and other radical functions by examining the parent function and the translations and shifts that occur within the function family. The two page instructional activity contains twelve problems.
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Various Algebraic Equations for Real and Imaginary Roots
In this solving equations worksheet, students solve forty-four algebraic equations for real and imaginary solutions. Types of equations include higher degress polynomials, rational equationals, radical equations, and square roots inside square roots.
10th - 12th Math