This chapter will enable you to learn the concepts and application of:
Rational and irrational surds
Various application of surds
If x is a positive real number which cannot be expressed as the nth power of some rational number then irrational number which is the positive nth root of x, is said to be a surd or a radical.
= radical sign
n = order of surd
x = rational number
= irrational number
There are two types of surds. These are described as under: ...