Placing a Square Root on the Number Line

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There are many ways to approach finding the rational approximation of an unknown square root. Here is a problem that will help math learners make a connection between square roots and their order on a number line. As usual, determine two known square roots and either side of the unknown root. From there, let your number crunchers decide how they want to proceed. Using a calculator will not take away from the objective.

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Pros
  • Excellent resource for the standard
  • Allows learners to visualize the placement of square roots on a number line.
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  • None
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