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Understanding Perfect Squares and Square Roots

Unit 2: Exponents and Radicals
Lesson 1 of 19

Objective: SWBAT understand what it means to square a number, understand a number is not a perfect square, and how to estimate square roots.

Big Idea: Explore with manipulatives why some numbers are perfect squares and others are not then how this translates into square roots!

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Math, exponents / powers, Algebra, 8th grade math, squares, square root, perfect squares, estimation
  11 minutes
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