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Approximating Square Roots

Approximating Square Roots

If you have a number that’s not a perfect square, you can approximate its square root by finding the two whole numbers that the square root falls between. In this eighth-grade math worksheet, students will approximate square roots of non-perfect squares by finding the two whole numbers that the square root falls between. Beginning with an explanation and example problem and ending with a challenge question, this worksheet is a great way to give learners practice working with irrational numbers while preparing them for higher-level concepts to come.

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