Solving Radical Equations
Slates!
1.Simplify.

2.Solve.

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 3: Multiply.
Slates!
Multiply.
Recall:
Slates:
Find the Conjugate.
Dividing Radicals
Example 1: Rationalize the denominator.
Simplifying Radical Expressions
Example 2: Rationalize the denominator.
Practice: Rationalize the denominator.
Solving Radical Equations
Mental Math:
Algebraic Process:
Example 1: Solve.
Steps:
1) Isolate Root.
2) Power both sides.
3) Solve.
4) Check!
Example 2: Solve.
Steps:
1) Isolate Root.
2) Power both sides.
3) Solve.
4) Check!
Example 3: Solve.
Steps:
1) Isolate Root.
2) Power both sides.
3) Solve.
4) Check!
Example 4: Solve.
Steps:
1) Isolate Root.
2) Power both sides.
3) Solve.
4) Check!
Practice: Solve.
Steps:
1) Isolate Root.
2) Square both sides.
3) Solve.
4) Check!
That's it for today!
Homework Help Resources:
The Math Center
Interact Math
Algebasics: Radicals
Homework:
· Practice problems from this lesson
MathXL #19
· Reflect on what you have learned
· Prepare for next class' lesson