simplifying square roots

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Squares and Square Roots

I was thinking about a way to make square roots more visual for my students. With graph paper, I started sketching out the perfect squares and then played with numbers that form rectangles rather than squares. The video below shows the process. https://youtu.be/E4zlffv4zns Ideally, students would be introduced to this method in middle school [...]

By | 2018-12-29T15:53:26+00:00 December 29th, 2018|Algebra|0 Comments