Powers and roots
Computation and practical arithmetic
General Mathematics: Units 1 and 2
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  Learning Objectives
  Recap of past learning
  What is a square root?
  Let's look at powers first
  Powers, Indices, Floaty Numbers Oh My!
  Squares, cubes and more
  Doing things backwards
  The square root of a number
  Examples of finding square roots
  Examples of finding cube roots
  Other roots
  Maths is a big fat trick

Here is another video in this General Maths series this time looking at Powers and Roots. What are powers? What are roots? Is there only the square root? There are lots of powers and lots of roots and this video does what it can to explain what they are and how to use them. There are lots of worked examples all backed by easy to understand and clear theory with a little humour thrown in for good measure.

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