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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 68
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Anh's Code
 Annie Fetter

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Decode the five mathematical operations symbolized in three equations, then evaluate an expression.
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Canadian Soccer
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the distance a player runs to complete three "Double V" laps.
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Can You Find My Numbers?
 Roya Salehi

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. I have eight numbers in my list. Use the clues to find my numbers.
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Fences for Fido and Friends
 Annie Fetter

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of each rectangular dog pen.
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Partial Area
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of the portion of the circle that is not included inside the inscribed square.
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Right Triangle, Which Legs?
 Annie Fetter

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the possible lengths for the third side of a right triangle given
the lengths of the other two sides.
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Scientific Sums
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the sum of a set of numbers written in scientific notation.
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Square Dancing
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, 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.
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Tiling Tables
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, 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.
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Time Is Power
 Terry Trotter

PreAlgebra, 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?
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The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle
 Roya Salehi

PreAlgebra, 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?
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Treasure Hunt Math
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Use clues to find the mystery palindrome.
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