# Lesson Plan: Multiplying and Dividing Square Roots Mathematics • 10th Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to multiply and divide square roots and use that to simplify expressions.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

- use the property to simplify the multiplication of square roots,
- simplify the multiplication of square roots using distribution (and other properties of multiplication),
- use the property to simplify the multiplication of square roots,
- use the property to simplify the division of square roots (for simple cases).

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

- the real numbers system,
- properties of multiplication over real numbers,
- the addition and subtraction of radical expressions.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

- rationalizing the denominators of radical expressions,
- cube roots.