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Surf For More Math

CHAPTER 1: NUMBER RELATIONSHIPS

Lesson 4: Estimating Square Roots

Goal
Estimate the square root of a numbers that are not perfect squares.

Instructions for Use

Square Root Calculator

Enter a number that is not a perfect square. Before you click “Calculate” estimate what you think is the square root of that number. Is your estimated answer close to the actual answer?

 

Relationsip Between Square and Square Roots

Follow the instructions and explore squares and square roots. You will see a step-by-step process for squaring, and two examples for how to estimate the square root.

 

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