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Mathematics / Year 7 / Number and Algebra / Number and place value

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate and use square roots of perfect square numbers (ACMNA150)

  • investigating square numbers such as 25 and 36 and developing square-root notation
  • investigating between which two whole numbers a square root lies
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Square roots,  Perfect squares

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