# Ch 20: ACT Math: Radicals

Review steps for solving radical equations to prepare for the ACT math exam. Video lessons and quizzes show you how to use radical notation, simplify square roots, rationalize denominators and more.

## ACT Math: Radicals - Chapter Summary

This chapter can help you prepare for intermediate algebra questions found on the math section of the ACT. Use the following lessons on square roots and radical expressions to learn how to:

• Find, estimate and simplify square roots
• Evaluate square roots of perfect squares
• Factor, multiply and divide radical expressions
• Rationalize denominators in radical expressions
• Multiply radical expressions with two or more terms

Radical expressions might look complicated, but our experienced instructors provide you with plenty of tips for simplifying and factoring these equations so you can cut them down to size. Lesson content is available in the form of short videos and matching transcripts that allow you to work at your own pace. There are also multiple-choice quizzes you can take at any point during your studies to get an idea of how exam questions are formatted and review each lesson's main ideas.

### ACT Math: Radicals - Chapter Objectives

The ACT is a standardized test used by college and university admissions departments to gauge your ability to succeed in a college classroom. It includes English, reading and science portions in addition to a writing section required by some schools.

The math portion of the ACT gives you one hour to complete 60 multiple-choice questions on algebra, geometry and trigonometry. You can use lessons included in this chapter to study for the 15% of test questions assessing your understanding of radical expressions and other intermediate algebra topics.

15 Lessons in Chapter 20: ACT Math: Radicals
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