Mathematics » Introducing Decimals » Simplify and Use Square Roots

Key Concepts

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Key Concepts

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

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

    Key Concepts

  • 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.

 

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