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Topic: Square
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mick

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Square
Posted: Nov 28, 2004 12:49 PM
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Why square a number? What is its basic purpose?
For ex: the square of 3 is 9. Why would I want to reach 9? What would
I use it for?

Same reason, why would I want to know the square root of a number and
what would I use it for?

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Date Subject Author
11/28/04
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mick
11/28/04
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Jeffrey Turner
11/29/04
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