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If a is any number, then a squared = (-a) squared, so one might say that a and -a are both square roots of a squared. However, the square root symbol always means the positive square root.

Q: Can a perfect square have a negative square root?

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345 is not a perfect square and neither is its square root.

Any integer is a perfect square oot (of its square). So 300 is a perfect square root of 90000.

The square root of negative 40 is: 6.324555 i

Yes, a perfect square is a number that has an integer square root.

The negative square root of 324 is -18.

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The square root of a negative number is not real.

Yes. Every perfect square has two roots: one positive and one negative.

They are not, other that the fact that any perfect square is a non-negative and so is also a cube root of some non-negative integer (usually much larger). But -2 is a cube root (of -8), while -8 is not a perfect square.

The root of a perfect square will be an integer, but will be both the positive and negative values. For instance, the square root of 4 is plus or minus 2 (±2), as both integral answers are valid. The positive real root is the answer that many books give. It is sometimes called the primary root. But the key point is both roots are valid.

200 is not a perfect square. Its square root is a fraction and the square root of a perfect square is always an integer.

345 is not a perfect square and neither is its square root.

30 is not a perfect square. Its square root is a fraction and the square root of a perfect square is always an integer.

500 is not a perfect square. Its square root is a fraction and the square root of a perfect square is always an integer.

38 is not a perfect square. Its square root is a fraction and the square root of a perfect square is always an integer.

square root of a negative number is imaginary square root of negative 1 is defined as i square root of negative 144 is sqrt ((144)(-1)) = 12i

A principal square root is any square root that's answer is positive, and a perfect square root is a square root that's answer is an integer.

16 is a perfect square (of 4) and the square root of 256.