Math Forum - Problems Library - Pre-Algebra, Number Sense: Roots

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 TOPICS This page: number sense exponents pi roots scientific notation Roots These problems require knowledge of roots to simplify computations and solve problems. Related Resources Interactive resources from our Math Tools project: Math 7: Number Sense The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives: Middle School: Square Roots NCTM Standards: Number and Operations Standard for Grades 6-8 Access to these problems requires a Membership. Anh's Code - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Decode the five mathematical operations symbolized in three equations, then evaluate an expression. ... more>> Canadian Soccer - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the distance a player runs to complete three "Double V" laps. ... more>> Can You Find My Numbers? - Roya Salehi Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. I have eight numbers in my list. Use the clues to find my numbers. ... more>> Fences for Fido and Friends - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of each rectangular dog pen. ... more>> Partial Area - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of the portion of the circle that is not included inside the inscribed square. ... more>> Right Triangle, Which Legs? - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the possible lengths for the third side of a right triangle given the lengths of the other two sides. ... more>> Scientific Sums - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the sum of a set of numbers written in scientific notation. ... more>> Square Dancing - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. The sum of each couple's numbers is a perfect square. Use other information in the problem to find the number of Ashley's partner. ... more>> Tiling Tables - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find a method to quickly calculate the dimensions of a rectangular table top with a given area so that it has the smallest possible perimeter. ... more>> Time Is Power - Terry Trotter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. During which hour of the day am I most likely to see a square number on my computer time display? How many times total during the day does this happen? ... more>> The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle - Roya Salehi Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Tower of Hanoi: What is the minimum number of moves it will take to transfer 25 disks from one post to another? ... more>> Treasure Hunt Math - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Use clues to find the mystery palindrome. ... more>> Page:  1