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Unit 1 Square Roots Review Name: __________________

1. Which numbers below are perfect squares? How do you know? a) 25 121 b) 2.89 c) 2 5 0 d) 0.004

2.

Calculate the number whose square root is: a) 5 7 b) 1.6 c) 0.9 d)


10 9

3.

Determine the value of each square root. a) 225 49 b) 9 25 c)


40 0 32 4

d)

8 98

4.

Determine the value of each square root. a)


1.2 1

b)

900

c)

00 .2 0 5

d)

02 .2 0 5

5.

The area of a square garden is 64 m2. a) Determine the perimeter of the garden.

b) The owner decides to put a gravel pathway around the garden. This reduces the area of the garden by 29 m2. What is the new side length of the garden?

c) Draw a diagram of the garden showing the pathway. Label the sides of the garden.

6.

Which numbers below are perfect squares? How do you know? a) 16 53 b)


1 25

c)

0.009

d)

10000

7.

State the benchmark(s) you could use to approximate each square root. a) 2 9.4 b) 01 .4 c) 18 37 d) 14 3

8.

Use and show benchmarks to approximate each square root to the nearest tenth. a) 1 1.6 b) 09 .3 c) 21 2 d) 11 52

9.

Suppose the key on your calculator is broken. Explain how you could use your calculator to estimate 5 to the nearest tenth. 8.6

10. Use a calculator to approximate each square root to the nearest tenth. a) 12 4. 9 b) 15 8 c) 2 19 d) 0 .7

11. In each triangle, determine the unknown length to the nearest tenth of a unit where necessary. a) b)