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8th Grade Math - Approximating Square Roots

Updated: Sep 13, 2023

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 8.2B:

approximate the value of an irrational number, including π and square roots of numbers less than 225, and locate that rational number approximation on a number line


Students learn to approximate the value of square roots without calculators.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023, this supporting standard has been tested 6 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.


To view all the posts in this 8th grade TEKS review series, click here.

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