Chapters

Introduction

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

Summary

Maths is a big fat trick

Powers and roots

Computation and practical arithmetic

Year 11

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.

Published: July 13, 2020

Length: 12 mins and 43 seconds

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