Simplifying Square Roots

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Taught by MRW
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
8437 views | 3 ratings
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Lesson Summary:

This lesson provides a clear and concise explanation of how to simplify square roots by breaking down numbers into their prime factors and pairing them off. The instructor provides helpful examples and emphasizes the importance of finding the simplest radical form. The lesson even covers how to simplify square roots with a leading coefficient greater than one. Overall, this video is a great resource for anyone looking to improve their skills in simplifying square roots.

Lesson Description:

A video with example problems of breaking down square roots using prime factor trees and writing them in simplest form.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you simplify square roots?
  • How do you break down square roots?
  • How do you simplify expressions with square roots?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    A great video tutorial of breaking down square roots into simplified form. This lesson goes step by step with several examples, making a difficult concept seem easy, using prime factor trees. A must watch for anyone having trouble simplifying radical expressions.
  • Aishah

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    Thanks for teaching; now I get it and loved the video!