How to Evaluate Roots With a Scientific Calculator


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Which of the following buttons is the square root symbol?

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1. Using a scientific calculator, find the square root of 15.

2. Use your scientific calculator to find the cube root of 27.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to make sure you know how to solve for roots using a scientific calculator. You will need to solve several root practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll measure your understanding of:

  • Square roots
  • Cube roots
  • The square root symbol

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what the square root symbol is
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve root practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different roots and how they are used

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this type of mathematical problem, read the lesson titled How to Evaluate Roots With a Scientific Calculator. This lesson will help you understand:

  • Buttons for other roots on a scientific calculator
  • Using exponents to find roots
  • Examples of root problems solved on a scientific calculator