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 (xsquared) key
b. 1 press the x2 (xsquared)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

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

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

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

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

math  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

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