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Find the Square Root...

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students who understand the basic concept of square roots learn how to evaluate expressions and equations that have rational and irrational solutions. Students also explore solutions to equations and investigate the differences between exact and approximate solutions using the calculator.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.