Simplifying Radicals: College Prep Algebra
In this radical worksheet, students simplify radicals containing integers, two variables, and numbers in exponential notation. Variables are found both inside and outside of the radical. Thirty problems are available on this worksheet.
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Simplification of Radical Expressions
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...
11 mins 8th - 11th 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
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
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
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
Without ever relying on the FOIL trick, this presentation carefully walks young algebrists through multiplying binomials by a monomial and by each other. Examples start easy, but move into complicated pairings of coefficients, positives...
8 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Free Falling: Working with Radicals
Look out, radical falling! The lesson plan shows the class how to evaluate formulas that include radicals. They involve escape velocity, sight distance, and free fall times. Pupils then discuss what occupations may use radicals in their...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable