Do You Know Exponential Growth & Radicals?

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Do You Know Exponential Growth & Radicals? - Quiz

An exponent refers to the number of times a number is multiplied by itself and In mathematics, a radical expression is defined as any expression containing a radical (√) symbol.


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  • 1. 

    In...., a radical expression is defined as any expression containing a radical symbol.

    • A.

      Mathematics

    • B.

      Music

    • C.

      Socioloigy

    • D.

      Biology

    Correct Answer
    A. Mathematics
    Explanation
    In mathematics, a radical expression refers to any expression that contains a radical symbol. This symbol represents a square root, cube root, or any other root of a number. These expressions are commonly used in algebra and calculus to represent equations or functions involving roots. Therefore, the correct answer is mathematics.

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  • 2. 

    Radical expressions is defined as any expression containing a radical symbol. What is the symbol?

    • A.

    • B.

    • C.

    • D.

      >

    Correct Answer
    A. √
    Explanation
    The correct symbol for a radical expression is √. This symbol represents the square root of a number or expression. It is used to indicate that the number or expression within the radical should be taken to the specified root. For example, the expression √9 represents the square root of 9, which is equal to 3.

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  • 3. 

    Exponential growth and radicals is a sub-topic under ...

    • A.

      Decimals

    • B.

      Indices

    • C.

      Algebra

    • D.

      Ratios

    Correct Answer
    C. Algebra
    Explanation
    Exponential growth and radicals are mathematical concepts that are studied in the field of algebra. Algebra deals with the manipulation and study of symbols and the rules governing their operations. Exponential growth involves the rapid increase of a quantity over time, while radicals involve the extraction of roots of numbers. Both of these topics are fundamental in algebra and are used to solve equations and analyze mathematical relationships.

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  • 4. 

    Algebra is a topic in ....

    • A.

      Biology

    • B.

      Maths

    • C.

      Music

    • D.

      Literature

    Correct Answer
    B. Maths
    Explanation
    Algebra is a branch of mathematics that deals with symbols and the rules for manipulating those symbols. It involves solving equations, simplifying expressions, and understanding the relationships between variables. While algebraic concepts may be applied in various fields, it is primarily studied and used in mathematics.

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  • 5. 

    Mathematics is usually taught at ...

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      School

    • C.

      Musuem

    • D.

      Restaurant

    Correct Answer
    B. School
    Explanation
    Mathematics is usually taught at school because it is a fundamental subject that requires a structured learning environment. Schools provide the necessary resources, such as textbooks and math manipulatives, as well as qualified teachers who can guide students through the curriculum. Additionally, schools offer opportunities for students to collaborate with their peers, engage in group activities, and receive immediate feedback from their teachers. This facilitates a comprehensive understanding of mathematical concepts and promotes critical thinking skills. Teaching mathematics at home, a museum, or a restaurant may lack the necessary structure and resources to effectively teach the subject.

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  • 6. 

    Who among the following people is not a mathematician?

    • A.

      Will Smith

    • B.

      Albert Einstein

    • C.

      Isaac Newton

    • D.

      Pythagoras

    Correct Answer
    A. Will Smith
    Explanation
    Will Smith is not a mathematician because he is a well-known actor and rapper, not known for any significant contributions or expertise in the field of mathematics. On the other hand, Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, and Pythagoras are all renowned mathematicians who have made significant contributions to the field.

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  • 7. 

    3√(8) means to find the cube root of ....

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    D. 8
    Explanation
    Finding the cube root of a number means finding the number that, when multiplied by itself twice, gives the original number. In this case, the original number is 8. Therefore, the cube root of 8 is 2, because 2 multiplied by itself twice equals 8.

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  • 8. 

    If there is no superscript number, the radical expression is calling for the ....

    • A.

      Square root

    • B.

      Cube root

    • C.

      Ratio

    • D.

      Decimals

    Correct Answer
    A. Square root
    Explanation
    The correct answer is square root because when there is no superscript number in a radical expression, it is understood that it is calling for the square root. The square root of a number is a value that, when multiplied by itself, gives the original number.

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  • 9. 

    The term "radical" is derived from .... word.

    • A.

      Greek

    • B.

      Latin

    • C.

      Russian

    • D.

      American

    Correct Answer
    B. Latin
    Explanation
    The term "radical" is derived from Latin. The word "radicalis" in Latin means "of or pertaining to the root." This is fitting as "radical" refers to something fundamental or extreme, often associated with a significant change or departure from the norm. The Latin origin of the term highlights its historical roots and adds to its meaning in contemporary usage.

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  • 10. 

    The first usage of the term was seen in England in the mid ....

    • A.

      1600s

    • B.

      1700s

    • C.

      1800s

    • D.

      1400s

    Correct Answer
    A. 1600s
    Explanation
    The first usage of the term was seen in England in the mid-1600s. This suggests that the term was first used during the 17th century in England.

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