Included in this zip folder are 5 Power Point files. 2 are for instruction, 1 is a student reference and 2 are assignments.
The theme of this file is adding and subtracting square roots with out using a calculator. A brief description of each file:
Instruction file #1 is a 22 page slide presentation and is included in the preview file. The emphasis is comparing algebraic like terms to radical like terms. 4 formative questions are included in this file.
Instruction file #2 is an 18 slide presentation. The emphasis is simplifying problems like 4sqrt3 + sqrt12. The student must simplify the irrational part before trying to combine like terms. It is emphasized to add the Rational parts and to not add the Irrational parts. 4 formative assessment problems are in this file.
Assignment file #1 is a 24 question multiple choice assignment. The emphasis is adding and subtracting irreducible irrational numbers. Some are like terms and can be combined and some can not. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment file #2 is a 24 question multiple choice assignment. The emphasis is adding/subtracting reducible irrational numbers. The student should reduce then combine like terms. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
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