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Free square root worksheets (PDF and html)

On this page, you'll find an unlimited supply of printable worksheets for square roots, including worksheets for square roots only (grade 7) or worksheets with square roots and other operations (grades 8-10). Options include the radicand range, limiting the square roots to perfect squares only, font size, workspace, PDF or html formats, and more.

If you want the answer to be a whole number, choose "perfect squares," which makes the radicand to be a perfect square (1, 4, 9, 16, 25, etc.). If you choose to allow non-perfect squares, the answer is typically an unending decimal that is rounded to a certain number of digits.

The option "Only simplify, no answers as decimals" forces the answer NOT to be given as a rounded decimal, but instead the answer is simplified if possible, and the square root is left in the answer if it cannot be simplified. For example, an answer of √28 will be given in simplified form as 2√7. This option is useful for algebra 1 and 2 courses.

You can also make worksheets that include one or two other operations, besides taking a square root.

Basic instructions for the worksheets

Each worksheet is randomly generated and thus unique. The answer key is automatically generated and is placed on the second page of the file.

You can generate the worksheets either in html or PDF format — both are easy to print. To get the PDF worksheet, simply push the button titled "Create PDF" or "Make PDF worksheet". To get the worksheet in html format, push the button "View in browser" or "Make html worksheet". This has the advantage that you can save the worksheet directly from your browser (choose File → Save) and then edit it in Word or other word processing program.

Sometimes the generated worksheet is not exactly what you want. Just try again! To get a different worksheet using the same options:

  • PDF format: come back to this page and push the button again.
  • Html format: simply refresh the worksheet page in your browser window.

Ready-made square root worksheets

Solve square roots; easy; perfect squares (grades 7-8)

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Find decimal approximations to square roots; round answers to 3 decimals

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Solve square roots with addition and subtraction; perfect squares
(grades 8-9)

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Square roots and one other operation; round answers to 3 decimals
(grades 9-10)

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Solve square roots with other operations; perfect squares (grades 8-9)

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Square roots, non-perfect squares allowed, answers in simplified form (grades 9-10)

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Take square roots from decimals
(grades 9-10)

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Challenge: square roots and two other operations; perfect squares (grades 9-10)

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Use the generator to make customized worksheets for square roots.

Square Root Worksheet Generator
Basic worksheets:
  problems in a row, rows

Radicand range (the number under the root):
Min: Max:

Only perfect squares
Allow non-perfect squares

Answer rounded to decimals.
Only simplify, no answers as decimals

Take roots from decimals
up to decimal digits.
Advanced worksheets:
Besides taking a square root, include also:

One additional operation
Two additional operations
Page orientation:
Portrait   Landscape
(PDF worksheet only; the orientation of an html worksheet can be set in the print preview of the browser)

Font:   Font Size: 

Workspace below the problem: lines

Cell Padding:

Border:       Bordercolor:
Additional title & instructions  (HTML allowed)


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