Lesson Plan: Solving Cubic Equations: Taking Cube Roots Mathematics • 8th Grade
This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to solve cubic equations using the cube root property.
Students will be able to
- understand that equations of the form can be solved by taking the cube root of both sides,
- rearrange equations in the form (or similar forms) into the above form and then solve for .
Students should already be familiar with
- cube roots of rational numbers.
Students will not cover
- solutions to cubic equations involving irrational numbers.