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Henrico County Public Schools, Virginia
Expressions and Operations

Equations and Inequalities

Functions

Statistics

SOL Review Materials
AII.4d
The student will solve, algebraically and graphically,
d)   equations containing radical expressions.
Graphing calculators will be used for solving and for confirming the algebraic solutions
Essential Knowledge and Skills 
  • Solve an equation containing a radical expression algebraically and graphically.
  • Verify possible solutions to an equation containing rational or radical expressions.
Essential Understandings
  • The process of solving radical equations can lead to extraneous solutions.
  • Equations can be solved in a variety of ways.
  • Set builder notation may be used to represent solution sets of equations and inequalities.
Vertical Articulation
  1. SOL A.4cd - c) solve quad equations (algebraically/graphically); d) solve multistep linear equations (algebraically/ graphically);
Instructional Materials
  1. VDOE ESS Lesson: Radical Equations - Equations and Inequalities (PDF) - Solving equations containing radical expressions (Word)
Real World Lessons
Practice
  1. VDOE ESS: Solving Radical Equations: Introductory Exercise (pdf)
  2. VDOE ESS: Solving Radical Equations: Practice Problems with Hints (pdf)
Self-Assessments
  1. SOL Mini-Quiz: AII.4d - Solving Radical Equations
Skills
  1. JMU Pivotal Question: Rational and Radical Expressions (doc)
Videos
  1. Video Tutor - Solving Equations with Radicals
Explore Learning
  1. None
Websites
  1. Notes: Radical Equations notes from Purplemath.com
Common Core Standards
N-CN.7
N-CN.8
A-REI.2
A-REI.4a
A-REI.4b
F-IF.7b
F-IF.8a