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Surf for More Math


Lesson 3: Square Roots of Perfect Squares

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about number relationships. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Use a variety of strategies to determine square roots of a perfect square.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 10–15


Instructions for Use

Square Root allows students to explore and then practise calculating both square numbers and square roots.

Follow through the steps to calculate the squares. Then represent each square number using concrete materials.


Square Roots allows students to play a matching game.

Click on “Matching.” You will be shown two sets of numbers. You must match the number in one column to the perfect square shown in the other column.