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# What is a perfect square or square numbers?

Updated: 9/18/2023 Wiki User

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A perfect square is the square of an integer, for example, 32 = 9. It might also be the square of a rational number, like the square of 1/2, of 2/3, etc. Wiki User

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### What are the perfect square numbers?

A perfect square number is an integer multiplied by itself. There are infinitely many such numbers.

### Is 20 a square number or not?

No. Square numbers (or perfect square numbers) are squares of integers. The perfect square numbers are 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36 ... 20 is not in the series.

### What numbers are there in a square number?

In the appropriate domain, all numbers are square numbers. Perfect square numbers are numbers that are obtained by multiplying an integer by itself.

### Numbers that are squares of integers are called?

Square numbers * * * * * Although "perfect square numbers" is more descriptive.

### Difference between square and perfect square?

None, although "perfect square" tends to be used for whole numbers.

### How are square roots and perfect squares related?

The square root of every perfect square is an integer. However, there are also square roots of numbers that are not perfect squares.

### What is a perfect square factor?

All numbers have factors. Some factors are perfect squares. We call these perfect square factors. 9 is a perfect square factor of 27.

### Is 10 a perfect square?

no, 10 is not a perfect square. in order for a number to be a perfect square, you have to see if the numbers that are multiplied to get it are the same. for example: 2x2=4; 4 is a perfect square. 12x12=144; 144 is also a perfect square 5x2=10 or 10x1=10. 10 isn't a perfect square because 5 and 2, and 10 and 1, are different numbers.

### Is 164 a perfect square?

no. 64 is a perfect square and so is 100 but because the property that connects those two numbers is addition it is not a perfect square.

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### What set of numbers does 1 belong in?

odd numbers, perfect square numbers

### What are non-perfect square numbers?

Non-perfect square numbers are numbers that are not formed from the square of a number. 12, 13, 14, 21, 99, etc, are all non-perfect square numbers because when you square root them you do not get a whole number, which means they are not formed by any whole number, x, being squared (x^2).