# Ch 21: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Square Roots

### About This Chapter

## How It Works:

- Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Square Roots chapter of your textbook.
- Watch fun videos that cover the square root topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

## Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the square root topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

- Finding a number's square root
- Simplifying square roots for imperfect squares
- Determining the square root of perfect squares
- Estimating a number's square root

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### 1. How to Find the Square Root of a Number

Calculating the square root of a number is the inverse operation of squaring that number. Explore how to find square roots, the square of numbers, perfect and imperfect squares, and some square root practice examples.

### 2. Simplifying Square Roots When not a Perfect Square

When numbers are not perfect squares, their square roots can be challenging, however, it is possible to simplify square roots to make the square roots easier to see and use. Dive into ways the rules of mathematics are used to define perfect and imperfect squares and learn how to evaluate the square root of an imperfect square.

### 3. Evaluating Square Roots of Perfect Squares

A Perfect Square is found when a number is the square of another integer. Learn the notation of radicals in the language of math, and how to calculate the square-roots of Perfect Squares.

### 4. Estimating Square Roots

Estimating square roots can be challenging, but it is one of the most common math operations. In this lesson, look at square roots, perfect square roots, the square roots of an imperfect square, estimating the square root, and example problems of all of these definitions.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Online Textbook Help course

- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Whole Number & Money Arithmetic
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Equations & Order of Operations
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Fractional Parts
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Lines, Segments & Rays
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Perimeter of Geometric Shapes
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Number Lines
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Sequences, Symmetry & Scale
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Problem Solving Strategies
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Place Value, Negative Numbers & Rounding
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Line Graphs
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Prime Factorization & GCF
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Divisibility
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Ratios & Proportions
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Expanded Notation & Time Problems
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Operations With Fractions & Mixed Numbers
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Reducing Fractions
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Multiples
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Percents
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Decimals
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Comparing & Simplifying Decimals
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Exponents
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Circles
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Triangles
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Angles
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Quadrilaterals
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Complex Shapes & Cylinders
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Geometry Formulas
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Functions & Graphing
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Operations With Integers