Simplifying and Expanding Brackets with SURDS

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Know what a surd is.
Simplify a surd.
Expand and simplify brackets containing surds. 
Amber Ali Host: Ms Ali is a secondary school teacher in England. She has been teaching for 7 years and also has a youtube channel aimed at students to further enhance their learning experience.

Surds are used when detailed accuracy is required in a calculation. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of what a surd is as well as how to simplify as surd. Students will also learn how to expand and simplify brackets containing surds. This lesson uses an abundance of examples to help guide and challenge students. Students in Years 10 and 11 will find this class especially useful and it would make a great revision tool for them!

Why not watch these classes next?: Factorising Quadratic EquationsRounding Numbers to Significant FiguresTransformations (Translation)

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 all students in Year 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.
What to expect:
Already have an account? Login
Please see our privacy policy here