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Because the square root of -25 would be that number that, squared, would equal -25. No number, positive or negative, can result in a negative square. Since -25 is a negative number, no number, positive or negative, can be squared to equal -25.

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Why does the square root of 25 not have a real solution?

You can't take the square root of a negative number. The square root of -25 is 5i. It's an imaginary number.


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