Babylonian Square Roots
Students are introduced to a method for finding square roots used by the Babylonian people of Mesopotamia. The method involves dividing and averaging, over and over, to find a more accurate solution with each repeat of the process.
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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...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Existence and Uniqueness of Square Roots and Cube Roots
Teach cube roots by building on an understanding of square roots. The third installment of a 25-part series asks learners to solve simple quadratic and cubic equations using roots. Scholars compare square roots and cube roots throughout...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
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,...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Square Roots to Solve Quadratic Equations: Plus or Minus
Get two answers from a single equation. Pupils use the interactive to take the square root of nine and see the graphical representation of the two solutions. Individuals realize that solutions to quadratic equations that are solved by...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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...
4 mins 8th - 11th Math