Surds definition of surds activity1

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Activity-1: Recognise surds

Estimated Time

Half an hour

Materials/ Resources needed

Teachers give examples for rational root of rational numbers, irrational root of irrational number and irrational root of rational number.

Prerequisites/Instructions, if any

Should know rational number and irrational number.

Multimedia resources

Websites and wikipedia

Website interactives/ links/ simulations/ Geogebra Applets

Process (How to do the activity)

Give students some numbers having square root, cube root etc. and ask to simplify them. catagorise the numbers

  • Rational root of rational number
  • Irrational root of irrational number
  • Irrational root of rational number, and defined the number.

Developmental Questions (What discussion questions)

  1. Which one of the following is not a surd, Give reason.
  2. Define surd

Evaluation (Questions for assessment of the child)

  • Identify rational number and irrational number
  • Define surd
  • Identify the surd

Question Corner

Activity Keywords

To link back to the concept page Surds