Simplifying Radical Expressions
Today's Schedule:
• Pick up materials/Grade HomeworkEffort Points
• Radical Expressions
• Radical Equations
• Applications (if time!)
Slates!
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Recall...
Example 1: Simplifying by combining like terms, if
possible.
Example 2: Simplifying by combining like terms, if
possible.
Practice! Simplifying by combining like terms, if
possible.
Multiplying Radical Expressions
Example 1: Multiply.
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Example 2: Multiply.
Example 3: Multiply.
Slates!
Multiply.
Recall:
Building Block
Conjugate
The conjugate of a + b is
Slates:
Find the Conjugate.
Dividing Radicals

Step for Rationalizing
the Denominator
Binomial1)Simplify the root an
much as possible
2)Find the Conjugate of
the denominator
3)Multiply Top & Bottom
by the Conjugate of the
denominator
4)Multiply across 

