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Solve Square Root Equation

Published on 02/10/2004

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ set begins with "what is an equation?" and continues with developing the connection between points on the graph of the related function and a solution to an equation. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, ch. 8-5.

Before the Activity

Download the attached StudyCard file to students' calculators.

During the Activity

Use this StudyCards set to answer the question, "what is an equation?" and continue with developing the connection between points on the graph of the related function and a solution to an equation. Examples follow, and extraneous roots are discussed.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary