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Questions that test students on their knowledge of radicals (the roots of a number) and their oft-strange properties.
Middle school students often feel terrorized by radical math questions—they start having sweaty palms when faced with radical signs like square and cube roots.
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Innovative pedagogy or methodology that produces exponential results—for example, students acting like little mathematicians investigate real-world problems, then try submitting their results to reputable journals.
Unlike rote learning that produces incremental results, radical math learning motivates teachers to challenge students to go beyond scoring a decent grade in math—students not only learn to be creative problem solvers, but also become researchers and problem posers.
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