Perfect Square: DefinitionDate: 10/24/1999 at 12:02:01 From: mike short Subject: Prime factorization What is a perfect square? Date: 10/24/1999 at 14:06:00 From: Doctor White Subject: Re: Prime factorization Mike: Welcome to the exciting world of mathematics. A perfect square is a number that has a whole number as its square root. (I.e. X^2 is equal to X times X) Some examples of perfect squares are: 1, since 1 x 1 = 1 4, since 2 x 2 = 4 9, since 3 x 3 = 9 16, since 4 x 4 = 16 etc. Hope this is what you are looking for. Come back to see us soon. - Doctor White, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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