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Square roots and cube roots
A strong contender for coolest symbol in mathematics is the radical. What is it? How does it relate to exponents? How is the square root different than the cube root?
Common Core Standards: 8.EE.A.2
Understanding Square Roots
Find the square root of a perfect square positive integer.
Finding Cube Roots
Find the cube root of a perfect cube positive integer.
Solve equations by squaring or cubing both sides.
Practice taking square and cube roots of decimals and fractions.
Tackle a variety of problems using your knowledge of square and cube roots.