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#Like surds: A group of surds having same order and same radicand in their simplest form
Example: nroot{3}{2}

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  1. Surds starts with basic concepts,(to view the next page, please click on previous/up/next options in the bottom of the page
  2. Please refer Wikipedia page for Surds. This page discusses SuFNcY1z8dr6srds in detail.
  3. surds and other rootsThis page discusses surds and roots in detail.
  4. Video on Surds from Youtube :simplifying surds,rationalising surds,dividing and multiplying surds

Reference Questions

  1. what is the meaning of surds?
  2. Difference between like and unlike surds.
  3. Meaning of Pure and mixed surds.
  4. Simplification of rationalising the denominator.

Teaching Outlines

Concept 1: Definition

Learning objectives

  1. know the meaning of surds
  2. recognising radicand and order of surds
  3. types of surds
  4. identifying like surds and unlike surds
  5. defining binomial surds.
  6. operations on surds
  7. explaining the process of rationalisation of surds.
  8. rationalising surds
  9. simplification of surds by rationalising the denominator.

Notes for teachers

  1. Meaning and of surds
  2. differentiate like and unlike surds
  3. Examples of pure and mixed surds
  4. Rationalising the denominator.


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  1. Activity No #2 Concept Name - Activity No.

Concept: Like and Unlike surds

Learning objectives

  1. Know the meaning of surd
  2. recognising the meaning of order and radicand
  3. Examples of like and unlike surds
  4. To change surd to simplest form

Notes for teachers

  1. Like surds: A group of surds having same order and same radicand in their simplest form

Example: nroot{3}{2}


  1. Activity No #1 Concept Name - Activity No.


  1. Activity No #2 Concept Name - Activity No.

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