How to Simplify Radical Expressions With Addition


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Which of the following have like radical parts with the radical expression shown?

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1. Manipulate the following radical expression, without changing its value, so that it has radical part sqrt(5)

2. If possible, simplify the following radical expression using addition.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is often easier to solve math equations through the process of simplification, and this quiz will gauge your knowledge of simplifying radical expressions by adding. Quiz questions will ask you to identify different parts of these types of equations, and you will need to apply your knowledge of simplifying to solve sample problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessment tools, you will know exactly how much you recall about:

  • Like radical parts
  • Manipulating radical expressions
  • Using addition to simplify
  • Applying the simplification process to sample problems

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you improve the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve radical expression practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding manipulating radical expressions and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to use addition to simplify

Additional Learning

Gain further insight into this topic with the related lesson, How to Simplify Radical Expressions with Addition. Find answers to the quiz questions, but also take a closer look at the following:

  • Definitions for radical and radical expressions
  • Labeled parts of a radical
  • Step-by-step guide for manipulating radicals