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How do you work out surds?

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∙ 2012-08-20 09:34:38

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Surds are normally Irrational Numbers but they can be simplified for instance the square root of 12 can be expressed as 2 times the square root of 3

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How do you find surds?

Surds are normally irrational numbers.


Are surds plant roots?

No. Surds are a part of maths, and are the opposite of powers.


What is the difference between surds and irrationals?

Roots that are irrational are called surds. There are irrational numbers that are not surds since they are not roots of any equation. For example, Pi. Rational roots, such as square root of 4, are not surds.


What is surds in algebra?

Irrational numbers


What are like surds?

the limit does not exist


Can a surd be negative?

No, surds can never be negative.


Who created maths surds?

Whoever it was who discovered that if you had a square whose sides were one unit long, the lengths of its diagonals were sqrt(2) - surds!


Why are irrational numbers called surds?

Irrational number are NOT called surds. For example, pi is irrational but it is not a surd.Surds are a very small subset of irrational numbers.


Are surd's rational?

No because surds are irrational numbers


Why are surds useful in math?

They define irrational numbers


How do you understand Surd's in maths?

How one understands surds depends on the person. If you would like to know what surds are, or have help understanding surds A surd is an unresolved radical, meaning that it is a root with the radical sign still on it. It is easier (and more accurate) to express it this way than writing it out for many numbers if the root is irrational. The concept of irrational numbers (which is what surds are, usually) can be confusing. In short, they are numbers that are not rational, that is, they cannot be written as a fraction. When using surds in math, you treat them just as you would a written out number.


What is the concept of surd's?

The concept of surds, is that if a number isn't divisible, and has too many decimal places, it can be left as a surd, to make it less complicated to work out

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