Simplifying Radical Expressions
For this Algebra II activity, 11th graders simplify radical expressions. The two page activity contains thirty problems. Answers provided.
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Properties of Exponents and Radicals
(vegetable)^(1/2) = root vegetable? The fourth installment of a 35-part module has scholars extend properties of exponents to rational exponents to solve problems. Individuals use these properties to rewrite radical expressions in terms...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Simplifying Radical Fractions
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...
9 mins 9th - 12th 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