How to Estimate Higher-Order Roots


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Which answer BEST represents the root? Estimate, if necessary.

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1. Determine which answer best represents the root. Estimate, if needed.

2. Rachel solved the following 4 math problems. Identify the one she solved incorrectly.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what you comprehend about estimating higher-order roots via these study assessments. You'll be quizzed on areas of study like the best representation of a given root and how to estimate to reach that solution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer interactive questions on these key points:

  • The important difference between a negative and positive number when estimating higher-order roots
  • The best estimate for a given root
  • The use of multiplication to get a root

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems for estimating higher-order roots
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about roots in mathematics in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to determine if an equation was solved incorrectly

Additional Learning

Feel free to access the lesson entitled How to Estimate Higher-Order Roots for more information on these areas of study:

  • Explanation of a root in math
  • The process of squaring a root
  • Definition of a radical in math and how it's used
  • Exponent that is a cube and how to find a cube root of a number
  • The index in a mathematical equation
  • Definition of higher-order roots and a fourth root