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you can square a negative number but you can not square root a negative number

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Q: Why is it impossible to square a negative number?
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What is the square root of 78?

There is no square root of a negative number. It would have to be a half negative, which is impossible.


What is a number that is a square root of a negative number?

I think it is Xi (whatever the square root of the positive is times i). i is an imaginary number that when you square it, it becomes negative. eg. the square root of -4 is 2i. Without "i", it would be impossible to square root a negative number, as any number times itself will always equal a positive.


Why is it impossible to find the square root of a negative?

Because for a number to be a square number it must have a number which when multiplied by it self=that number. For example: 36 is a square number because 6x6=36 16 is a square number because 4x4=16 A negative number such as -16 is not a Square Number because -4x-4=16 not -16 because a negative times a negative is a positive. -4x4=-16 but these numbers aren't the same therefore -16 isn't a square number. This is why negative numbers cant be Square Numbers


What is the square root if negative 3?

It doesn't have a square root, it is impossible because any number times itself is a postive.


What the square root of negative five?

first of all the square root of any negative number is technically impossible, but in certain maths it can be accepted in terms of imaginary number, i. so to answer your question it is about 2.236067977i


Why can't you factor negative radical numbers?

You cannot factor negative radical numbers because the square of a number must always be positive. A negative number multiplied by a negative number produces a positive number. So, it is impossible to have a negative radical.


Why cant you evaluate the square root of negative twenty five using real numbers?

using basic math principles, you can't find the square root of a negative number because in order for a number to be a square root, you have to multiply it by itself to get your radical. since a negative times a negative and a positive times a positive are both positive, it is impossible to find the square root of a negative number


What is the square root of .18?

The square root of 18 is: ± 4.242641


Why is it impossible to get a negative answer when you square any number?

V kno that- x- is +. Now when u sqare a negative no it means occouring 2 times and cancel out each other. For example- -2 x -2=4 ============================ (a second answer.) Every real number is either negative, positive or zero. When you square a number, you multiply it by itself, so if you square a negative number, you are multiplying a negative by a negative which gives a positive. If you square a positive, you multiply a positive by a positive and get a positive. If you square 0 , get 0. Therefore, in no case is the answer negative. ( It is harder to explain why a negative times a negative is positive.)


How do you do a square root of a negative number that is not a perfect square?

The square root of a negative number is not real.


What is the negative square root of twenty four?

impossible


Can you square an integer and get a negative number?

No. The square of a positive number is positive; the square of a negative number is also positive; and the square of zero is zero. If you want to square a number and get a negative result, you need complex numbers. For example, the square of 2i is -4.

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