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Curipod generated lesson: "square root". #5-7

1. Open question
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What societal challenges can be solved by understanding the concept of square root?
2. Word cloud
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What is the square root of 4?
3. Slide
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A square root is a number that when multiplied by itself gives you the original number. For example, the square root of 9 is 3, because 3x3 = 9. To find the square root of a number, you can use a calculator or do a math problem.
What is a Square Root?
4. Slide
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Square Root: The square root is the number that when multiplied by itself, results in the given number. For example, the square root of 25 is 5 because 5 multiplied by itself is 25. Radicand: The radicand is the number underneath the radical sign (√) in a square root equation. For example, in the square root of 25, 25 is the radicand. Perfect Square: A perfect square is a number that can be written as a square of an integer. For example, 16 is a perfect square because it can be written as 4² which is 4 times 4.
Concepts:
5. Slide
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The symbol for square root, '√', was first used in print in 1525 in a book by Christoff Rudolff. The number '4' is the only number that is both a square (2x2) and a cube (2x2x2). The square root of a negative number is called an 'imaginary number'. Imaginary numbers are used to solve equations that have no real solutions.
Did you know?
6. Open question
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What is the square root of 16?
7. Open question
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What is the square root of a negative number?
8. Open question
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What did you learn about square roots?
9. Open question
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How can you use square roots in real life?
10. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a monster with ten eyes, three noses, and one big funny-toothed mouth.
11. Drawings
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Question: You are a math teacher and your student needs help understanding how to find the square root of a number. How do you explain it to them? Clues: • Remember that the square root is the number that when multiplied by itself, results in the original number. • Visualizing the problem can help. Draw a square with the number in the corner and the square root in the other corner. • Think of the square root as how many times you would need to multiply the number by itself to get the original number. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs to generate an explanation for the student using the clues and a drawing. B. Write an essay explaining the square root in detail and provide an example of how to find it.
12. Poll
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What is the square root of 25?
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13. Poll
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What is the square root of 144?
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14. Poll
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What is the value of square root 49?
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15. Poll
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What is the value of square root 81?
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16. Poll
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Find the positive solution to x^2 = 49.
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17. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the square root of 64?
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