I was going through **Indices** with some of the students recently when I notice this common misconception.

is read as Square Root which means the "default" number outside the square root sign is 2 NOT 1 which a couple of students have thought about.

I am going to write some tips on

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[...] This topic is taught in Secondary 3 after introduction of Indices Law. [...]