Rational and Radical Functions Teacher Resources
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Simplifying Radical Fractions
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Rationalizing denominators of radical fractions is one of those skills that pulls together understanding of many different concepts. By carefully scaffolding from easy to hard examples and explaining each example step-by-step, this video...
How Do You Divide Two Rational Expressions?
10 mins 6th - 12th
An instructor walks viewers through a complicated problem in which she divides 2 rational expressions. For this problem, she has to find excluded values, use the zero product property, multiply, divide, cancel, and simplify. This video...
Recognizing When Radical Expressions are Undefined
6 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Many times budding algebrists are fine when plugging specific numbers into expressions, but less certain when the range of acceptable values is undetermined. This detailed presentation helps the class move from the point value to the...
Functions: High School Common Core Math
9th - 12th
The high school math student should function as well as this collection does. Every standard in the Common Core Functions guide is covered with such resources as lesson plans, worksheets, and videos. Use what you need and put the fun back in functions.
Module 7: Modeling with Functions
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The sky's the limit of what you create when combining functions! The module begins with a review of transformations of parent functions and then moves to combining different function types using addition, subtraction, and multiplication....
Solving the Unknown with Algebra: Lesson 3: Functions and Formulas/Square Roots
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
This lesson has a number of fun worksheets for a pre-algebra or beginning algebra class. The main emphasis of this lesson is functions, formulas, and looking at square roots. It is the third lesson in a series on solving for unknowns,...
Module 2: Linear and Exponential Functions
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWrite, graph, and model all things linear and exponential. Building on the previous module in a nine-part Algebra I series, learners compare linear exponential modeling. They write equations, graph functions, and analyze key features.
Rational Exponents—What are 2^1/2 and 2^1/3?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Are you rooting for your high schoolers to learn about rational exponents? In the third installment of a 35-part module, pupils first learn the meaning of 2^(1/n) by estimating values on the graph of y = 2^x and by using algebraic...
Simplification of Radical Expressions
11 mins 8th - 11th CCSS: Designed
This light-hearted presentation starts with the basics of multiplying square roots and simplifying them with prime factorization. It then progresses through using these skills to normalize/rationalize rational expressions that contain...
Add, Subtract and Multiply Simple Radical Expressions
7 mins 8th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Performing arithmetic with radical expressions is one of those summary tasks pulling together a surprising number of subskills. Learners need to simplify radicals, identify common radicands, perform FOIL, along with applying arithmetic...
Know and/or Use Function Notation, Including Evaluating Functions for Given Values in Their Domain
4 mins 8th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Introduce the basics of evaluating a function using function notation with a video that makes connections between evaluating a function and substituting into an expression. The short presentation works through three examples of...
Recognizing When a Rational Expression is Undefined
5 mins 8th - 11th CCSS: Designed
It only takes the denominator to be zero to make an expression undefined. A video resource makes the connection of undefined fractions to rational expressions. It points out that to determine when a rational expression is undefined, you...
Rewrite Rational Expressions: Common Core High School Algebra
9th - 12th
Students may dread the fraction, but don't let them dread the rational function. Here are some lessons, videos, and worksheets to help learners practice and comprehend the idea of rational functions, and see that they already know about some of the basics of fractions.
Unit Plan: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A six-day unit for algebra II on exponential and logarithmic functions builds upon Chapter 12 of Merrill Algebra II with Trigonometry; Applications and Connections. The text provides assistance in the depth of instruction and homework...
Simplifying a Radical Expression
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Starting from the basic definition of a radical as a square root, this short but deep presentation walks the learner through irrational numbers, using prime factorization to simplify square roots, and rationalizing denominators. Each...