SIMPLIFYING RADICAL EXPRESSIONS INVOLVING FRACTIONS WORKSHEET

Simplifying Radical Expressions Involving Fractions Worksheet :

Worksheet given in this section will be much useful for the students who would like to practice problems on simplifying radical expressions involving fractions.

Before look at the worksheet, if you would like to know, how to simplify radical expressions involving fractions,

Simplifying Radical Expressions Involving Fractions Worksheet - Problems

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)

Simplifying Radical Expressions Involving Fractions Worksheet - Solutions

Problem 1 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

√(5/16)  =  √5 / √16

√(5/16)  =  √5 / √(4 ⋅ 4)

Index of the given radical is 2.

Because its index is 2, we can take one term out of radical for every two same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

√(5/16)  =  √5 / 4

Problem 2 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

√(x4/25)  =  x√25

√(x4/25)  =  √(x2 ⋅ x2) / √(5 ⋅ 5)

Index of the given radical is 2.

Because its index is 2, we can take one term out of radical for every two same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

√(x4/25)  =  x/ 5

Problem 3 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

3(4x2/27)  =  34x327

3(4x2/27)  =  3(4x23(3 ⋅ 3 ⋅ 3)

Index of the given radical is 3.

Because its index is 3, we can one term out of radical for every three same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

3(4x2/27)  =  3√(4x23

Problem 4 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

4√(5x3/16)  =  4√(5x3416

4√(5x3/16)  =  45x4(2 ⋅ 2  ⋅ 2 ⋅ 2)

Index of the given radical is 4.

Because its index is 4, we can take one term out of the radical for every four same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

4√(5x3/16)  =  45x/ 2

Problem 5 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

4√(3/81a8)  =  43 / 4√(81a8)

4√(3/81a8)  =  43 / 4(3a⋅ 3a2 ⋅ 3a2 ⋅ 3a2)

Index of the given radical is 4.

Because its index is 4, we can take one term out of the radical for every four same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

4√(3/81a8)  =  43 / 3a2

Problem 6 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

√(a6/49)  =  a6/49

√(a6/49)   √(a⋅ a3)/(7 ⋅ 7)

Index of the given radical is 2.

Because its index is 2, we can take one term out of the radical for every two same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

√(a6/49)  =  a3/7

Problem 7 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

√(5/9y4)  =  √5 9y4

√(5/9y4  √5 / (3y⋅ 3y2)

Index of the given radical is 2.

Because its index is 2, we can take one term out of the radical for every two same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

√(5/9y4)  =  √5 3y2

Problem 8 :

Use the quotient property to write the following radical expression in simplified form.

Solution :

3√(7/8y6)  =  37 / 3√(8y6)

3√(7/8y6)  =  37 / 3(2y2 ⋅ 2y⋅ 2y2)

Index of the given radical is 3.

Because its index is 3, we can take one term out of the radical for every three same terms multiplied inside the radical sign.

3√(7/8y6)  =  37 / 2y2

After having gone through the stuff given above, we hope that the students would have understood, how to simplify radical expressions involving fractions.

Apart from the stuff given in this section, if you need any other stuff in math, please use our google custom search here.

You can also visit the following web pages on different stuff in math.

WORD PROBLEMS

Word problems on simple equations

Word problems on linear equations

Algebra word problems

Word problems on trains

Area and perimeter word problems

Word problems on direct variation and inverse variation

Word problems on unit price

Word problems on unit rate

Word problems on comparing rates

Converting customary units word problems

Converting metric units word problems

Word problems on simple interest

Word problems on compound interest

Word problems on types of angles

Complementary and supplementary angles word problems

Double facts word problems

Trigonometry word problems

Percentage word problems

Profit and loss word problems

Markup and markdown word problems

Decimal word problems

Word problems on fractions

Word problems on mixed fractrions

One step equation word problems

Linear inequalities word problems

Ratio and proportion word problems

Time and work word problems

Word problems on sets and venn diagrams

Word problems on ages

Pythagorean theorem word problems

Percent of a number word problems

Word problems on constant speed

Word problems on average speed

Word problems on sum of the angles of a triangle is 180 degree

OTHER TOPICS

Profit and loss shortcuts

Percentage shortcuts

Times table shortcuts

Time, speed and distance shortcuts

Ratio and proportion shortcuts

Domain and range of rational functions

Domain and range of rational functions with holes

Graphing rational functions

Graphing rational functions with holes

Converting repeating decimals in to fractions

Decimal representation of rational numbers

Finding square root using long division

L.C.M method to solve time and work problems

Translating the word problems in to algebraic expressions

Remainder when 2 power 256 is divided by 17

Remainder when 17 power 23 is divided by 16

Sum of all three digit numbers divisible by 6

Sum of all three digit numbers divisible by 7

Sum of all three digit numbers divisible by 8

Sum of all three digit numbers formed using 1, 3, 4

Sum of all three four digit numbers formed with non zero digits

Sum of all three four digit numbers formed using 0, 1, 2, 3

Sum of all three four digit numbers formed using 1, 2, 5, 6