4.B. Operations with Radicals

Radical expressions follow similar rules to other expression simplification. This section will focus on perform operations on radicals involving:
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
    • Rationalize denominators containing square roots
      • with or without using conjugates
  • Key Terms
    • radical
    • radicand
    • index

Essential Questions
  • How are radical expressions simplified using operations?

Simplifying Radicals

Simplifying Radical (example problem)