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# Is 144 an irrational number

Updated: 4/28/2022

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7y ago

No, it is an integer; all integers are rational.

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8y ago

No. 144 can be expressed as a ratio of two integers: 144/1 and so it is rational.

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It is rational.

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### Is root is 144 a rational or irrational number?

The square root of 144 is 12 which is a rational number

### Is 144 square root irrational?

Not irrational, 12 squared equals 144.

### Is the square root 144 a rational of an irrational number?

sqrt(144) = 12. 12 is the ratio of 12 to 1, so it's nice and rational.

### Why is 12 squared irrational?

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It is irrational, because it is not a perfect square. For example, if you have a number that is perfect like the square root of 100, it would be 10, which is a rational number. An irrational number like 16.4 which would be a not so accurate result like 6.447583839, those are irrational numbers. Hope this helps!

### Is the square root of 144 irrational?

Square root of 1.44 = 1.441/2 = (1.2x1.2)1/2 = 1.2 which is a rational number.

### Is the square root of any number an irrational number?

no square root of 9 is 3 which is rational -- to be more specific: an irrational number is a number that cannot be expressed as a fraction. Pi, for example, is one of these numbers. If a number is not a perfect square (4, 16, 9, 144, 225, etc.), then it's square root is likely to be an irrational number. For example, the square root of 2 (1.41421356...) is an irrational number because it cannot accurately be expressed as a fraction.

### What is the sum of an rational number and irrational number?

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### How do you figure the square root of 144?

You are looking for a number which, when squared, gives you 144. Therefore, an obvious method is to try squaring different numbers, until you get one whose square is the desired number (in this case 144), or (in other cases), close enough to the desired number (since any whole number which is not a "perfect square" has an irrational square root).

### Is an irrational number plus an irrational number rational?

No. The sum of an irrational number and any other [real] number is irrational.