# Simplifying Square Roots Introduction Lesson

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Help students understand how to simplify square roots with this card sort activity and guided notes.

Students work in pairs to sort root expressions into equivalent groups, using a calculator for help. The card sort is a great discussion starter about things students notice!

Follow up with the Simplifying Square Roots Guided Notes page. This sheet outlines what it means to simplify square roots and gives students 2 methods to use:

• prime factorization with a factor tree
• using perfect square factors to simplify

Lastly students can try the 10 practice problems at the bottom simplifying square roots.

Answer keys are included.

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