## Surds and indices

Discover our collection of GCSE maths surds and indices lessons, activities, powerpoints and notes. These resources are hand-picked by the Tes Maths Panel for their relevance to the 9-1 specifications - use them for planning, homework and revision.

This page contains the very best resources for teaching sections N6 to N9 from the GCSE maths specification (first examined in 2017), combining structured lessons and engaging activities. Surds and indices are traditionally two of the topics that students find most challenging, but these resource should help provide interesting, varied ways of helping students develop the key skills they need.

## Powers, roots and types of number

#### Squares and Cubes Maths Problems

#### Square Root Golf. Estimating Roots.

#### Square Numbers / Square Roots

#### Geometrical Square Rooting

## Laws of indices

#### Simplifying Indicies Jigsaw

#### Negative and Fractional Indices Bingo Game

#### Indices - The Index Laws

#### Indices, Index Notation (MEP – GCSE ) activities

## Standard form

#### KS3 Indices & Standard Form (MEP– Year 9 – Unit 3)

#### GCSE Standard form test

#### Intro to Standard Form

#### GCSE Standard form - solar system - Activity

## Simplifying surds

#### Surds

#### Tarsia - Simplifying Surds

#### SURDS worksheets

Just press F9 to update the sheets and change the values. Knocked up fairly quickly but used well with my GCSE group. Can be used on an IWB. Select and use print selection option to print worksheets. Please leave any feedback so that I can improve these.

#### Proof that √2 is Irrational

## Operations with surds

#### GSCE Maths: Manipulating surds lesson plan

#### GCSE Revision Booklet - Surds

## Rationalising the denominator

#### Rationalising denominator video

#### Surds - Rationalising the denominator

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