# Tag Archives: square root

### How to Teach Square Roots

Did you know you can teach square roots with fractional exponents – and it just might work better that using radicals! Continue Reading →

### Teaching Square Roots with a Non-PC Analogy

What do you think about this analogy I use when teaching square roots and other manipulations of radicals? It’s pretty non-PC, but it seems to work. Continue Reading →

### Math Branded Rhinestone Transfers

I’ve been wearing math bling t-shirts for a while now. And finally I’ve gotten with someone who can make them for everyone! Continue Reading →

### [50 Word Friday] A Boy Wonders About Math and His World

Inspired by a friend at work, this 50 word mini-article is a brief comparison of two irrational numbers – and the wonderment that they SHOULD be rational. Even whole! Continue Reading →

### The Order of Operations Explained: Exponents

Next in the series explaining the order of operations is this discussion on exponents and everything this includes. And roots and logs are in this one! Continue Reading →

### How and When You Can Manipulate Square Roots

Radicals are part of the multiplication world. They have the same properties, but because they look weird – living in little “houses” – it is hard to grasp what they can do. Here is how to manipulate and use them. Continue Reading →