SURDs

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Key takeaways
Understanding what are SURDs and how are they related to fractional indices.
Understanding how simplify surds and how to perform different operations on SURDs.
Understanding what is rationalisation and how to rationalise denominators containing SURDs.
Manish SalianHost: Mr. Salian has 21 years of experience in teaching Maths, with 5 years in the online teaching space. As well as teaching KS3 and KS4 Maths he has taught students for some of the toughest competitive exams around the world, including GRE, GMAT, SAT, Maths Olympiad and UKMT. His unique style of teaching includes relating the concepts to real world in order to understand difficult concepts in a practical and easy manner. With Mr Salian's classes you can follow his philosophy 'to overcome the fear of maths is the first step towards mastering the subject.' So come join us and fall in love with Maths!

A SURD is a number that cannot be easily simplified further than its square root form...if it was in decimal form it would go on forever! In this class, students will be introduced to the concept of SURDs and how they can be related to fractional indices. Students will also learn how to simplify and perform different operations on SURDs. They will also be introduced to the concept of rationalisation and how to rationalise denominators containing surds. This class is great for students in Years 10 and 11 who want to feel confident on the topic!

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This class is suitable for students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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