Algebra 2 6-5 Guided Practice: Solving Square Root and Other Radical Equations

by Matthew Richardson

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Solve It! You are a passenger in the car. You are using a cell phone that connects with the cell phone tower shown. The tower has an effective range of 6 mi. How many miles do you have to finish your call?

You have 3 mi to finish your call.

You have about 25.7 mi to finish your call.

You have about 5.2 mi to finish your call.

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Take Note: What is a radical equation ?

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Take Note: Provide an example of a radical equation.

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Take Note: Describe the process for solving a radical equation.

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Problem 1 Got It?

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Problem 2 Got It?

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Problem 3 Got It?

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Take Note: What is an extraneous solution ?

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Take Note: How can you identify extraneous solutions ?

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Problem 4 Got It? Solve the radical equation. Check your results for extraneous solutions.

x = 0, x = 1

x = 1

x = 1, x = 10

x = 10

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Take Note: Summarize the content of this lesson.

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