Add two surds where you need to simplify

In this lesson, we will learn how to add two surds where you may need to simplify at least one surd prior to adding.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Simplify 6√2 - 4√2

1/3

Q2.Simplify 6√7 - 5√7

2/3

Q3.A piece of wood is shown. It is 7√5 m long. A piece of length 2√5 m is cut away. How long is the piece of wood now?

3/3

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Simplify 6√2 - 4√2

1/3

Q2.Simplify 6√7 - 5√7

2/3

Q3.A piece of wood is shown. It is 7√5 m long. A piece of length 2√5 m is cut away. How long is the piece of wood now?

3/3

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Quiz:

Add two surds where you need to simplify

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which calculation can be simplified further?

1/3

Q2.Simplify √12 + √27

2/3

Q3.Simplify fully 3√8 + √50

3/3

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Add two surds where you need to simplify

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which calculation can be simplified further?

1/3

Q2.Simplify √12 + √27

2/3

Q3.Simplify fully 3√8 + √50

3/3

Lesson summary: Add two surds where you need to simplify

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