 # Estimating Square Roots

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The square root of a perfect square is an integer.
The square root of a non-perfect square would not be an integer and there are various methods to estimate the square root.

In this lesson, we will learn the guess and check method for estimating square roots.

Estimating Square Roots - guess and check method

Finding square root using guess and check

Lesson on estimating square roots
Estimating Square Roots to the Nearest Integer
Shows a technique for calculating a square root by hand, without a calculator.
It actually calculates each decimal place with perfect precision. Solving Square Roots: Babylonian Method (Simplifying Math)

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