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Finding Powers and Roots of Numbers Using a Calculator

In this worksheet, students find the powers and roots of numbers using a calculator.

'Finding Powers and Roots of Numbers Using a Calculator' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Calculators/Technology for Accuracy

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about using a calculator to find the powers and roots of numbers.

 

Example 1

Find

64096 
 
 

 

Answer

This is asking for the sixth root of 4096.

We use the x button or the x1/y root button.

 

Type 6 'root button' 4096 to get the answer 4.

 

Example 2

Find  46

 

Answer

Here we use the ^ button or the xy power button.

 

Type 4 'power button' 6 to get the answer 4096.

 

 

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