## FINALLY PLEASE READILY EXCUSE MY DEAR AUNT SALLY

- page 6, "Readily Excuse" & "Please, Readily Excuse, My Dear Aunt Sally"

 Make a Decision. Roots and Exponents, "Readily Excuse," are results of inverse operations. Their vocabularies look different and sound different, much as those of fractions and long division, but the ideas very similar.     Usually the topics are taught in two different years in classes with other students. Here, you are the only student and you have a dictionary as reference.     You will need to know something about opposites, negatives and positives, reciprocals, powers including:to-the-1, to-the-0, to-the-negative-1, to-the-1/2 (square roots).     You now have some choices:     [1] IF the material is new and wish your computer's calculator to facilitate your familiarity with the material, pages are written about your computer's calculator which also focus on some of the topics you need. Go there.     [2] IF you do not feel ready for the work shown in the WARM UP below (including work with negatives and positives), then do "enough" self-directed RESEARCH using the word groups, essay, and words listed below first.     [3] IF you are ready for the WARM UP, please go there now.     I WOULD PREFER YOU CHOSE [3] OR [1].

 WARM UPS: Please do the following and record the result. 1. Simplify: 9 - 4 x 5 2. Add 3 and 4 then square the result. 3. State a number whose square is 25. 4. State a number whose cube is -8. 5. Simplify: 6. Simplify: 7. Simplify: 8. Choose: Author's preference:     Alternate option:

 Research before the WARM UPS. Additional Word Groups & Essay for Research & Lessons   c400,   CALCULATORing Your Computer's Calculator   30,     I'M PRIME prime, composite, factor, factorization, prime factorization   130,   ABSOLUTELY, NOT! number line, even, odd , odd number, absolute value, opposite, positive, zero, integer, negative, negative number   addition drill, harder addition, subtraction drill, power drill   210,   EXPONENTS ARE NOT ON THE LEVEL power, base, coefficient, exponent, reciprocal   270,   RADICAL IDEAS power, root , index, principal root, radical, radical sign, radicand, square root, square, rational, irrational, irrational number, cube root   Celebrity Numbers complex, imaginary, imaginary number real, real number, irrational number, nonreal number

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