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# Are irrational numbers square roots

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2012-02-09 00:42:01

Usually they are. More specifically, if you take the square root of a positive integer, there are only two possibilities:* If you take the square root of a perfect square, you get a whole number.

* In all other cases, you get an irrational number.

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2017-06-18 14:00:37
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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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2016-10-09 20:59:47

Some Irrational Numbers are square roots, but not every one. Not every square root is irrational.

Wiki User

2017-06-20 09:16:51

Not necessarily, though most are.