Adding Square Roots

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The square root of a number is _____.

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1. Which of these is closest to the decimal version of the square root of 11?

2. Adding 'like' square root terms is like stacking boxes of the same size. For example, 2√2 + 4√2 + 7√2 = _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You may have a basic understanding of both addition and square roots, but this quiz will measure your familiarity with adding square roots. Questions on this particular quiz are fill-in-the-blank style. To answer the questions successfully, you will need to know related definitions and be able to solve these types of equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to determine what you know about:

  • The definition of square roots
  • Closest decimal versions of square roots
  • Adding 'like' square roots
  • Simplifying different radicands
  • Transforming square roots into their simplest forms

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you improve upon the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about square roots in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that involve the addition of square roots
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of simplifying different radicands

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge about this topic by checking out the connected lesson, Adding Square Roots. Use the lesson to remind you about the answers to the quiz questions, then go over the following:

  • Irrational numbers
  • Reducing square roots prior to addition
  • Steps for sorting, simplifying, and adding square roots
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