Solving Radical Equations: Steps and Examples


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Solve the following equation: √x = 3.

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1. Solve the following equation: √(x-2) = 4.

2. Solve the following equation: 2 + √c = 27.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It takes some practice to really get the hang of radical equations. Luckily for you, this quiz has several equations to work on and improve your skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on solving radical equations has one goal to it, and fittingly enough it's to test your ability to:

  • Solve an equation containing a radical

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related algebra lesson
  • Problem solving - use what you've learned to calculate a series of equations that contain radicals
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have learned regarding solving radical equations

Additional Learning

The lesson Solving Radical Equations: Steps and Examples covers the following objectives:

  • Define radical
  • Explain inverse operations
  • Explore what happens when there is an extraneous root