Curriculum support20 mins£3

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!

In this session, students will be introduced to the concept of surds and how they can be related to fractional indices. They will also learn how to simplify surds and how to perform different operations on surds. Finally, they will also be introduced to the concept of rationalisation and learn how to rationalise denominators containing surds. 

(A surd is a number that can not be simplified easily any further than its square root form, if it was in decimal form it would go on forever!)

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5 who are studying Maths and want to revise the important topics that will really allow them to excel in their knowledge and comprehension. 

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.
What to expect:

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