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WASSCE Surds is one of the topics in WASSCE mathematics syllabus. The followings are WASSCE past questions and solutions on Surds. Candidates are advised to try each question by themselves before viewing solution. Frequent practice guarantees success in exams.

WASSCE 2014 school candidates.

Simplify \(3\sqrt{75}-\sqrt{12}+\sqrt{108},\) leaving the answer in surd form (radicals).

WASSCE 2013 school candidates.

Simplify \(\frac{3}{4}\sqrt{128}-\sqrt{50}\) leaving your answer in surd form.

WASSCE 2011 school candidates.

Simplify \(\frac{2}{3+2\sqrt{2}}+\frac{1}{3-2\sqrt{2}}\) leaving your answer in the form \(a+b\sqrt{2}.\)

WASSCE 2008 school candidates.

Simplify: \((\sqrt{5})^{-2}\times75^{\frac{1}{2}}\times12^{-\frac{1}{2}}.\)

WASSCE 2007 private candidates.

Without using four-figure tables or calculator, simplify: \(\sqrt{50}-3\sqrt{2}(2\sqrt{2}-5)-5\sqrt{32}.\)

WASSCE 2006 private candidates.

Simplify: \((14+3\sqrt{7})(2-\frac{3}{\sqrt{7}}).\)

Also See:  WASSCE Indices

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