Posted by **zaira** on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 12:50pm.

when using a calculator to find the square root of a number, which of the following is the correct sequence of steps?

a. 1 enter the number

2 press the x2 (x-squared) key

b. 1 press the x2 (x-squared)key

2 enter the number

3 press the equals key

c. 1 press the square root key

2 enter the number

3 press the equals key

d. 1 enter the number

2 press the square root key

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 12:52pm
Try those on a calculator and tell us what you find.

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**zaira**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 1:31pm
its c

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 1:45pm
That did't work on my calculator.

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**zaira**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 3:06pm
i think its b

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 3:24pm
If you want square root, why would you press the x- squared key?

Why don't you find the square root of 9 on this online calculator?

http://www.calculateforfree.com/

Note: the square root of 9 = 3

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**zaira**, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 3:26pm
its d te answer

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