Chapter 6

Radical Functions and Rational Exponents


Where's the math?

It is critical for mountain climbers to be aware of air pressure.

Air pressure can be calculated using fractional exponents.

In this chapter, you will learn how to work with radicals, whether they appear with the symbol √ or as fractional exponents.


Seeing Structure in Expressions

Interpreting Functions

Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities

Big Ideas


Essential Question: To simplify the nth root of an expression, what must be true about the expression?

Solving Equations and Inequalities

Essential Question: When you square each side of an equation, is the resulting equation equivalent to the original?


Essential Question: How are a function and its inverse function related?

Remind Stream

Wall of Wisdom