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Solving the Unknown with Algebra: Lesson 3: Functions and Formulas/Square Roots
This lesson has a number of fun worksheets for a pre-algebra or beginning algebra class. The main emphasis of this lesson is functions, formulas, and looking at square roots. It is the third lesson in a series on solving for unknowns, which you can find if you look first at the "Getting Started" link.
6th - 9th Math 25 Views 181 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Combining Square Roots with Addition and Subtraction
Familiarize young mathematicians with the radical concept of square roots using this set of skills practice problems. Building on prior knowledge about combining like terms in algebraic expressions, this worksheet helps students learn the rules for adding and subtracting radical numbers.
7th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Quadratic Equations by Square Roots
Introducing square roots into the quadratic equation mix, Sal takes care to address the ways viewers might go about solving the problems, both correctly and incorrectly. The video is an integral step in not only Sal's algebra series, but also in a developing math education.
11 mins 7th - 11th Math 11 Views 6 Downloads
Number Sense and Numeration: Multiples, Factors and Square Roots
A great resource for any math teacher covering multiples, factors or square roots; this worksheet walks young mathematicians through the logic behind factoring and square roots with a systematic set of problems which gradually increase in their level of difficulty and abstraction.
6th - 8th Math 92 Views 650 Downloads
Calculating the square root of 2
Does a calculator give you the exact value of the square root of 2? Here, learners must decide if 1.414236 is equal to the square root of 2. They must also explain why the square root of 2 could never be equal to a terminating decimal. Learners must be familiar with rational and irrational numbers before beginning.
7th - 10th Math 15 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Placing a Square Root on the Number Line
There are many ways to approach finding the rational approximation of an unknown square root. Here is a problem that will help math learners make a connection between square roots and their order on a number line. As usual, determine two known square roots and either side of the unknown root.
7th - 9th Math 39 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Though Sal expects that viewers are "reasonably familiar" with square roots, he takes this opportunity to explain some of the notation, and how to graph square root functions. He uses a graphing calculator from my.hrw.com/math06 to illustrate the relationship between square roots and parabolas, and how to translate the equations to different graphs.
15 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Graphing Square Root Functions
Learners graph square root functions by using transformation. In this square root functions lesson plan, high schoolers also describe the vertical stretch, reflection, and horizontal and vertical shift of the function.
9th - 12th Math 19 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Square Roots
What is the square root of 100? Sal explains what the square root of 100 is, but he needs a little help explaining why. Note: This concept can be challenging for some. If you are showing this video to your class, it does not stand alone. Teacher facilitation will be needed.
1 min 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 26 Downloads
The Code Name Organizer
Let your mathematicians create their own rational and irrational numbers and organize a group number line to display their place value. The activity provides a code that allows learners to find the numbers associated with their names before estimating the square roots.
7th - 9th Math 23 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Number Sense and Numeration: Square Roots
In this square roots worksheet, 8th graders solve 14 different types of problems to include determining the square root of a number of problems, determining the area of a rectangle and the length of a side of a square with the same rectangle.
8th Math 30 Views 232 Downloads
SAT Prep: Test 2 Section 6 Part 2
Reviewing the last problem from the previous video because he feels that he "rushed it," Sal again explains the concept of ratios as it applies to problem 6 on the practice SAT (page 472 in The Official SAT Study Guide). Additional problems in this presentation deal with square roots, geometric triangles, and exponents.
9 mins 9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
What's My Number?
Eighth graders discover the steps necessary to approximate the square roots of numbers that are not perfect squares. There are all sorts of support worksheets embedded in the plan, and some websites for your class to access to further practice by engaging with interactive math programs.
7th - 9th Math 32 Views 93 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Iterating to Find the Square Root of 2
For this investigative lesson, a programmable calculator is used to help learners explore the properties of irrational numbers. Here, the square root of 2 is calculated to a large number of decimal places by using an iterative algorithm the converges to value of the square root of two.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
Math 7 Study Guide for Number Sense and Operations: Quiz 1
This number sense and operations study guide provides notes and explanations as well as practice problems. In order to practice their math skills, learners write fractions as decimals, identify which number set a number belongs to, take square roots, and change decimals into rational numbers.
7th - 8th Math 76 Views 1086 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Estimate the Square Root of a Non-Perfect Square?
Find the square root of a number that is not a perfect square, without using a calculator. In this video, the instructor will show how to estimate to get the approximate value of the square root of a number that is not a perfect square. It's not as hard as it might seem.
3 mins 8th - 9th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
What is the Product Property of Square Roots?
If your class has a grasp of square roots, but is having difficulty with the product property of square roots, this video might be for you! In the video, an instructor completes a short proof of the property, defines the property, and provides examples of the property in action.
4 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
How Do You Figure Out if a Square Root is Bigger than Another Number?
You have been given a square root and need to compare that to a decimal number to find out which one is bigger. How can you make that comparison? One way to do this is to find the square root of the square root number and then compare it to the decimal number.
3 mins 6th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
How Do You Find the Square Root of a Fraction?
The instructor demonstrates how to find the square root of a fraction. She simply explains that you separate the numerator and denominator, meaning you find the square root of the numerator, and then you find the square root of the denominator, and put it all back together.
2 mins 6th - 9th Math 3 Views 1 Download