Mathematics » Introducing Decimals » Simplify and Use Square Roots

# Key Concepts

## Key Concepts

• Square Root Notation $$\sqrt{m}$$ is read ‘the square root of $$m$$

If $$m={n}^{2}$$, then $$\sqrt{m}=n$$, for $$n\ge 0$$.

• Use a strategy for applications with square roots.
• Identify what you are asked to find.
• Write a phrase that gives the information to find it.
• Translate the phrase to an expression.
• Simplify the expression.
• Write a complete sentence that answers the question.