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Henrico County Public Schools, Virginia
Expressions and Operations

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SOL Review Materials
AII.1b
The student, given rational, radical, or polynomial expressions, will
b)   add, subtract, multiply, divide, and simplify radical expressions containing rational numbers and variables, and expressions containing rational exponents.
Essential Knowledge and Skills 
  • Simplify radical expressions containing positive rational numbers and variables.
  • Add and subtract radical expressions.
  • Multiply and divide radical expressions not requiring rationalizing the denominators.
Essential Understandings
  • Radical expressions can be written and simplified using rational exponents.
  • Only radicals with a common radicand and index can be added or subtracted.
Vertical Articulation
  1. SOL A.1 - represent verbal quantitative situations algebraically/evaluate expressions for given replacement values of variables
Instructional Materials
  1. VDOE ESS Lesson: Exponents and Radicals - Expressions and Operations (PDF) - Performing operations with and writing radical expressions containing rational exponents (Word)
  2. Basic Radicals Flipchart (flipchart)
  3. Notes: Adding and Subtracting Radicals (ppt)
Real World Lessons
Practice
  1. Worksheet: Adding and Subtracting Radicals (pdf)
  2. Worksheet: Adding and Subtracting Radicals Practice (doc)
Self-Assessments
  1. SOL Mini-Quiz: AII.1b - Simplifying, Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions
Skills
Videos
Explore Learning
  1. Simplifying Radicals - Activity A - Simplify a radical expression. Use step-by-step feedback to diagnose any incorrect steps.
Websites
Common Core Standards
A-SSE.2
A-APR.2
A-APR.4
A-APR.6
A-APR.7
F-IF.8a