Students learn how to expand brackets with surds.

Later, they perform calculations involving surds without a calculator as learning progresses.

**Differentiated Learning Objectives**

- All students should be able to calculate the product of two brackets involving surds.
- Most students should be able to substitute a surd into an expression and evaluate the result.
- Some students should be able to solve problems using surds in context.

**Schemes of Work Link**

Indices and Standard Form Higher