Ch 5: Compass Math: Roots & Radicals

Find out everything you need to know about roots and radicals for the ACT Compass Math exam with this chapter. Explore each content area by studying the engaging video lessons.

ACT Compass Math: Roots & Radicals - Chapter Summary

You will become well-versed in the steps necessary to multiply radical expressions with two or more terms by studying the material in this chapter. Additional related topics that you could become comfortable with in time for the Compass Math test include:

• Dividing, multiplying and simplifying radical expressions
• Finding the cube root of a number
• Radical equations with two or more terms
• Calculating the square roots of quotients and estimating square roots
• Working with radicands and evaluating square roots of perfect squares
• Rationalizing denominators in radical expressions
• Simplifying square roots when not a perfect square

Follow along with our professional instructors as they discuss these topics and more with the short and engaging video lessons. You can then easily backtrack in any video you review with the video tags.

Objectives of the ACT Compass Math: Roots & Radicals Chapter

The ACT Compass Math content areas require the ability to work with a variety of radical expressions and find roots. Information you see in this chapter is in the Compass Math placement test as well as the diagnostics tests used to help students get the right academic plan in order. The exam questions will be similar to the kinds of questions that you get practice with through this chapter's quizzes. The ACT Compass Math test includes questions that are in multiple-choice format.

17 Lessons in Chapter 5: Compass Math: Roots & Radicals
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