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Square Roots


• Remember:

2
5 =5 • 5
Five Equals five
“squared”
times 5 !!!smart !!
Trog getting
Not feel sorry for self
anymore!
The Square Root is just the opposite.

Means: What number


√ 16 times itself
equals 16 ?

TROG KNOW!!
So square root is 2 !
OHHH!
2 No
times Trog get it!
8 equal 16 !!!!
wait…
..because 4 times
Square root is 8 of
Square root 16
!....no
itself equal
Is 4 be…Trog
can’t !! 16 !!
Confused!!!
CALC LESSON
The square roots of some numbers are
simple...

√ 25 = 5 √9 =3

√ 49 = 7 √ 4 =2

√ 81 = 9 √ 36 =6
Calculate this….

√ 11 = 3.31662479…

A number with a non-repeating


decimal is called irrational
GRAPHING REAL NUMBERS

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

x<5
GRAPHING REAL NUMBERS

64 65 66 67 68 69 70

x ≥ 65
GRAPHING REAL NUMBERS

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
y ≤ √45
y ≤ 6.70820….
Sometimes you are to find the negative
square roots of some numbers….

-√ 25 = -5 -√ 9 = -3

-√ 49 = -7 -√ 4 = -2

-√ 81 = -9 -√ 36 = -6
Sometimes you are to find the negative
square roots of some numbers….

±√ 25 = ± 5

±√ 49 = ± 7

±√ 81 = ±9