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Q: Is the square root of -.32 rational or irrational?

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It is irrational.

The square root of 32 is an irrational number

Irrational. All square roots of rational numbers are irrational, except perfect squares.

The square root of a positive integer can ONLY be:* Either an integer, * Or an irrational number. (The proof of this is basically the same as the proof, in high school algebra books, that the square root of 2 is irrational.) Since in this case 32 is not the square of an integer, it therefore follows that its square root is an irrational number.

The square root of 32 is not a rational number

Because the square root of 32 is an irrational number

No.

Yes, it is.

The square root of 32 isn't rational, so it can't be a fraction.

No.

No, because 32 is not a perfect square.

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