Ch 3: Square Roots: Tutoring Solution

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The Square Roots chapter of this SAT Mathematics Level 2 Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about square roots. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the methods for estimating and simplifying square roots required in a typical SAT math prep course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other SAT math work.
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Who's it for?

This chapter of our SAT Mathematics Level 2 Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about square roots to prepare for the subject test. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding square roots of perfect squares, complex expressions containing square roots, methods for simplifying square roots or any other square roots topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their math learning
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  • Find themselves struggling to prepare for the SAT
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  • Want to excel on the SAT mathematics level 2 subject test
  • Don't have access to their math teacher outside of class

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Learning objectives:

  • Calculate the square root of a perfect square.
  • Define the square root operation.
  • Learn how to estimate a number's square root.
  • Simplify squares that are imperfect.
  • Discover how to simplify square roots with numbers.

6 Lessons in Chapter 3: Square Roots: Tutoring Solution
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Evaluating Square Roots of Perfect Squares

1. Evaluating Square Roots of Perfect Squares

Squares and square roots are inverse, or opposite, operations involving radicals. Learn how to determine the square root of perfect squares in this lesson.

Estimating Square Roots

2. Estimating Square Roots

Inverse operations are mathematical operations that undo each other. The square root is the inverse of the squared (or multiplying a number by itself) operation. There is an easy method for estimating the square root of a number, which you will learn in this lesson.

Simplifying Square Roots When not a Perfect Square

3. Simplifying Square Roots When not a Perfect Square

Numbers that are imperfect squares are those that, when evaluated, do not give solutions that are integers. The proper mathematical way to simplify these imperfect squares is discussed in this lesson.

Simplifying Expressions Containing Square Roots

4. Simplifying Expressions Containing Square Roots

In order to write radical expressions correctly, they have to be written in their simplest form. This lesson will show you how to simplify expressions containing numbers and variables inside a square root.

2 Times the Square Root of 2: How-to & Steps

5. 2 Times the Square Root of 2: How-to & Steps

How do you find 2 times the square root of 2 without a calculator? This lesson will show you how to do exactly that using the process of iteration, or educated guessing.

Simplifying the Square Root of 50

6. Simplifying the Square Root of 50

How do you simplify an expression like the square root of 50? It's not a perfect square, but it does factor. This lesson goes over the rules and process for simplifying numbers underneath the square root symbol.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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