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Q: Is the square root of 32 a rational number?

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The square root of 32 is not a rational number

No.

The square root of 32 is an irrational number

It is an irrational number

No.

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.

It is irrational.

Yes. Any number can be a square root. 32 is the square root of 32*32 = 1024

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

Because the square root of 32 is an irrational number

You get the same number. For example: The square root of 9 is 3. 32 = 9

No. 16 is one-half of 32. In order to be a square root, the number times itself has to equal a number. For example, 2 x 2 = 4, so 2 is the square root of 4.

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