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What numbers take the most steps to reach a root? How about the least steps?<br /> Why?<br /> <br /> When does a number have a root of 0? <br /> Why?<br /> <br /> What is the largest 3 digit number that has a root of:<br /> 4<br /> 6<br /> 5<br /> <br /> Find all the options that have roots of 7 and 9<br /> Explain your strategy?<br /> How do you know you have them all?<br /> <br /> How many numbers have a root of 2?<br /> How do you know you have them all?<br /> <br /> What is the largest number with an odd number root? <br /> <br /> What is the common property of numbers that give an odd number root and why? <br /> <br /> How many numbers are there with an odd root?<br /> <br /> How can you obtain a root of 9?<br /> <br /> What happens to numbers with a 5 in them? <br /> <br /> By working backwards, find all of the 33 numbers that have a root of 5.<br /> <br /> Think of your own question to investigate<br />

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