5-6 Skills Practice: Radical Expressions
In this radical expressions activity, students simplify radical expressions. Radical Expressions include exponents, fractions and variables. This one-page activity contains 24 multi-step problems.
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Combining Square Roots with Addition and Subtraction
Familiarize young mathematicians with the radical concept of square roots using this set of skills practice problems. Building on prior knowledge about combining like terms in algebraic expressions, this activity helps students learn the...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Adding and Subtracting Expressions with Radicals
I can multiply, so why can't I add these radicals? Mathematicians use the distributive property to explain addition of radical expressions. As they learn how to add radicals, they then apply that concept to find the perimeter of polygons.
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Recognizing When Radical Expressions are Undefined
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...
6 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Multiply Radical Expressions
This short presentation on multiplying radicals together and with the distributive property does a nice job of working out, step by step, three examples start to finish. Care is taken to separate the radicand multiplication from the...
4 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Add, Subtract and Multiply Simple Radical Expressions
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...
7 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed