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Activity-1: Recognise surds

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

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

Activity Keywords

To link back to the concept page Surds