Solving Radical Equations
Today's Schedule:
• Homework: Grade, Stamp, Turn in
• Solving Radical Equations
Slates!
Rationalize the denominator.
Solving Radical Equations

Step 1: Isolate the Root
Step 2: Square Both Sides of the Equation
Step 3: Simplify & Solve. 

Step 4: Check Your Answer! 
Example 1: Solve.
Done
Step 1: Isolate the Root
Step 2: Square Both Sides
of the Equation
Step 3: Simplify & Solve.
Step 4: Check Your Answer!
Example 2: Solve.
Step 1: Isolate the Root
Step 2: Square Both Sides
of the Equation
Step 3: Simplify & Solve.
Step 4: Check Your Answer!
Example 3: Solve.
Done
Step 1: Isolate the Root
Step 2: Square Both Sides
of the Equation
Step 3: Simplify & Solve.
Step 4: Check Your Answer!
Example 4: Solve.
Step 1: Isolate the Root
Step 2: Square Both Sides
of the Equation
Step 3: Simplify & Solve.
Step 4: Check Your Answer!
Practice
Solve the following equations in your notes...
Challenge Review Problems for those who finish early...
4)Solve
5) Evaluate
for x=2 and y=4
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