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Algebra I

(9 Units, 108 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents(11 Lessons)

Introduction to Radicals

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The point of this lesson is for students to understand the difference between exact and approximate solutions.

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12 Resources

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Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to a Broken Telephone Pole and an Isosceles Right Triangle.

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The purpose of this lesson is to solve a multi-step problem using the Pythagorean Theorem and understand when to apply it.

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17 Resources

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The Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The main point of this lesson is for students to recognize the similarities between the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula.

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11 Resources

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Finding the Distance or the Midpoint of a Line Segment on the Coordinate Plane

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:This lesson gains student interest using a Carnival Map and dives deeper using the Math Practices One, Two, and Four.

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9 Resources

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Tailgating and Solving Radical Equations

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The purpose of this lesson is for students to solve radical equations of index 2 by taking the square root and understanding extraneous solutions.

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19 Resources

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Renovate a Park by Applying Radicals and Formulas

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The main purpose of this lesson is for students to solve real world problems that require problem solving skills and perseverance.

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17 Resources

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Add and Subtract Radical Expressions

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:To introduce like terms using Radicals from student's prior knowledge of like terms in Polynomials.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

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Gallery Walk of Application Problems Involving Radicals

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:To Critique and Share Work, Knowledge, and Friendly Feedback! (MP3)

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18 Resources

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Multiplying Radical Expressions

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The skill building in this lesson allows students to demonstrate the distributive property and multiplying two binomials with radical expressions.

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13 Resources

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Dividing Radicals Made Easy Through the History of Rationalizing

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The main idea of this lesson is that students compare dividing radicals by hand without rationalizing and realize why rationalizing came about and how it works.

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12 Resources

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Simplify and Rewrite Radicals as Rational Exponents and Vice Versa.

Algebra I

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Radical Expressions, Equations, and Rational Exponents

Big Idea:The Laws of Exponents Still Apply! To Fractional Exponents.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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