# Ch 15: MTTC Math (Secondary): Roots & Radical Expressions

Build upon what you've previously studied about roots and radical expressions by reviewing this chapter's video lessons on the subject. The lessons and quizzes might prepare you for some of the questions on the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination.

## MTTC Math (Secondary): Roots and Radical Expressions - Chapter Summary

When you watch the online video lessons in this chapter, you can re-discover simple techniques for estimating, evaluating and simplifying square roots. The lessons explore square root operations, inverse operations, the quotient rule and the product rule for radicals. In addition to studying several examples of these concepts and operations, and you'll have opportunities to complete practice problems as you get set for the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination. This chapter's lessons might help you to:

• Find and estimate the square root of a number
• Simplify and evaluate the square roots of perfect and imperfect squares
• Write expressions that include square roots
• Factor to simplify a radical expression
• Simplify the square roots of powers
• Multiply, divide and simplify radical expressions, and multiply expressions with two or more terms
• Use the quotient rule to simplify square roots
• Rationalize the denominator
• Solve radical equations with two or more terms
• Define a cube root

The interactive video lessons are taught by instructors who are education leaders as well as mathematics experts. As the instructors review the above math terms and concepts, you can reinforce your own knowledge prior to taking the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination. Use the video tags to promptly find information, or you might consult the written transcripts instead. Study whenever it's convenient, ask questions about roots and radical expressions, and test your comprehension with the lesson quizzes.

### MTTC Math (Secondary): Roots and Radical Expressions Chapter Objectives

The material in this chapter is reflected in the 'Patterns, Algebraic Relationships and Functions' section of the four-part MTTC Math (Secondary) examination. The section makes up to 28% of the overall examination score. Use what you've learned here to demonstrate your mastery of roots, radical expressions and other concepts and to qualify for a mathematics teaching endorsement in Michigan.

You may take either the paper-based or computer-based versions of the MTTC Math (Secondary) examination. The computer-administered version takes up to two hours and 30 minutes to finish, whereas the paper-based version could last up to four hours and 30 minutes. Each version contains 80 multiple-choice questions.

17 Lessons in Chapter 15: MTTC Math (Secondary): Roots & Radical Expressions
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