Kriste D.

asked • 09/19/12

How do you find the square root of 80

How do you find the square root of any number?

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Margaret B. answered • 09/19/12

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Margaret B.

Brilliantly simple.  Whether or not you can leave it as something like:

4 * sq rt (5)

depends upon why you want to find the square root in the first place.  But it generally helps if you can simplify first.  Thanks for pointing this out.

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