Estimating Square Roots


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Which of the following numbers has an imperfect square root?

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1. Estimate the value of √44 to two places past the decimal.


Which step in the process is incorrect in solving the following problem?

Estimate the √20 to two decimal places.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Estimating using square roots is a relatively involved concept in mathematics. This quiz and worksheet in combination will help you test your understanding of how to perform this calculations. You'll be assessed on imperfect square roots, estimating square roots in decimals, and the actual process of performing these calculations on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Imperfect square roots
  • How to estimate decimal forms of imperfect square roots
  • Correctly performing these calculations

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on estimating using square roots
  • Making connections - use your understanding of square roots to perform these calculations
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve square root estimation practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use and apply your knowledge on square roots to perform these estimations

Additional Learning

To learn more about estimating using square roots, review the accompanying lesson Estimating Square Roots. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define perfect and imperfect square roots
  • Differentiate between these types of square roots
  • Understand how to estimate the square root of an integer
  • Understand that you can only estimate the square root of a number that will have an imperfect square