Square Roots and Radicals 9

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Lesson Summary:

In this Square Roots and Radicals lesson, students learn about simplifying higher order roots of number and variable expressions. The lesson covers perfect cubes, perfect fourths, and positive numbers for bases. The transcript includes examples of simplifying higher order roots of number and variable expressions, with the teacher breaking down the steps to make it easy to follow along. Students will also learn how to write perfect fourths and how to put it all together by solving a challenging problem.

Lesson Description:

More examples of simplifying higher order roots of numbers and variable expressions.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you read a radical expression with an index of 3 or higher?
  • How could you simplify the cube root of 56 using a factor tree?
  • What does the nth root of b^n equal?
  • How do you simplify the cube root of 24x^10?
  • How can you simplify the cube root of x^26?
  • How do you simplify the fourth root of 80x^12y^15?
  • How can you simplify the fourth root of a number using a factor tree?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes into further explanation of finding higher orders of radicals of numbers, such as the cube root or fourth root. A new technique for simplifying these roots of variable expressions is explained. Some more complicated expressions are shown in this lesson with all steps shown and explained very well.