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No. 2.25 is not a perfect square but it is rational.

Sometimes the square root of a positive number can be irrational, as in the square root of 2 (which is a non-perfect square number), but sometimes it is a rational number, as in the square root of 25 (which is a perfect square number).

The square root of (any number that isn't a perfect square) is irrational.

The square root of (any number that isn't a perfect square) is irrational.

The square root of ANY positive integer is either a whole number, or an irrational number. Only the perfect squares have whole number square roots; all the rest are irrational. 97 is not a perfect square therefore √97 is irrational.

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The question is based on a total misunderstanding. For example, 5 is a non-perfect square but 5 is not irrational!

No. 2.25 is not a perfect square but it is rational.

Infinite decimals: irrational numbers; Non-perfect square roots: a subset of irrational numbers.

You get an irrational number as the square root.

No.1/4 is not a perfect square but its square roots are +/- 1/2 which are rational.

The square root of any non-perfect square is an irrational number. Since sqrt(1000) = 10 sqrt(10), it is irrational.

No. 4/9 is not a perfect square but radical(4/9) = 2/3 is rational.

Sometimes the square root of a positive number can be irrational, as in the square root of 2 (which is a non-perfect square number), but sometimes it is a rational number, as in the square root of 25 (which is a perfect square number).

45 is not a perfect square number. the closest perfect squares are 49 and 36. But it is the square of the irrational number 6.708204... (an infinite, non-terminating, non-repeating decimal).

All terminating and repeating numbers are rational.the square root of non perfect squares and pi are irrational.

it is a rational number. since it is a perfect square and a non recurring decimal

The square root of (any number that isn't a perfect square) is irrational.

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