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Lesson 2 - Square Roots of Monomial Algebraic Expressions

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Square Roots and Cube Roots of Whole Numbers

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Square Roots of Monomial Algebraic Expressions

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Operations with Radical Expressions

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Module Review

 

 
SOL

A.3 - The student will express the square roots and cube roots of whole numbers and the square root of a monomial algebraic expression in simplest radical form.

Simplifying Square Roots

Move the slider to select a number and dtermine if it can be simplified.

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Common Core Standards
8.NS.2 8.EE.2
Warm-up
  1. ExamView Quiz: Pythagorean Theorem
Lessons
  1. Notes: Simplifying Radicals (ppt)
Videos
  1. Video: PH Simplifying Square Roots
  2. Video: PH Estimating Square Roots of Rational Numbers
  3. Video: PH Simplifying Radical Expressions with Products
Explore Learning
  1. Square Roots: Explore the meaning of square roots using an area model. Use the side length of a square to find the square root of a decimal number or a whole number.
Geogebra

 

Internet Sites
  1. Interactive Notes: Operations with Radicals - lessons and practice problems at Regentsprep.org
Tasks

 

Homework
  1. Worksheet: Simplifying Radicals (doc) | (pdf)
  2. Glencoe PWS (pdf)
  3. Glencoe SG (pdf)
Journal
  1. Square Roots: Suppose a square has an area of 114 square feet. Explain how you could estimate the length of the sides without using a calculator.
  2. Tiles: Using up to 150 tiles, how many squares can you create? For example, can you make a square using 7 tiles? Use diagrams when explaining your answer.
Study Guide
  1. ExamView Quiz: Simplifying Radical Expressions
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