In this algebra activity, students solve radicals by factoring and rationalizing the denominator. There are 26 problems with an answer key.
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Multiplying and Dividing Expressions with Radicals
That's radical! Simplifying radicals may not be exciting, but it is an important skill. A math lesson provides explanations of properties used throughout the material. Scholars practice skills needed to multiply and divide radical...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
TI-nspire-ing Extraneous Solution Understanding
Students explore extraneous roots to radical equations. In this Algebra II lesson, 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...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
How Do You Rationalize a Denominator?
This tutorial video will show you how to get rid of that radical in the denominator and rationalize your fraction! Great for in-class or at-home use, this video could be used to supplement a lesson or clarify radicals, rationalizing, and...
6 mins 6th - 12th Math