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.


Common Core Standards 

Warmup 
 ExamView Quiz: Pythagorean Theorem

Lessons 
 Notes:
Simplifying Radicals (ppt)

Videos 
 Video: PH Simplifying Square Roots
 Video: PH Estimating Square Roots of Rational Numbers
 Video: PH Simplifying Radical Expressions with Products

Explore Learning 
 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 
 Interactive
Notes: Operations with Radicals  lessons and practice problems
at Regentsprep.org

Tasks 

Homework 
 Worksheet: Simplifying Radicals (doc)  (pdf)
 Glencoe
PWS (pdf)
 Glencoe
SG (pdf)

Journal 

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.
 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 
 ExamView Quiz: Simplifying Radical Expressions

Other 
