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Q: If you square a negative number is the answer negative -3 squared equals 9 or -9?

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The number that when squared = 76 is the square root of 76 which is ± 8.7178 (4dp).

No 500 is not a square number, in fact, the square root is about 22.3606798500 is not a squared number

no, every number is a real number --- There are numbers that are not real numbers. They are called imaginary numbers, and have the property that when they are squared, the result is negative. The square root of -1 is called i, and the square root of any other negative number is i times the square root of the absolute value of the number. So the square root of -4 is 2i.

A square number is just a number that you get when you square a lower number so there are a few examples here. 4 (4 is 2 squared and is even) 16 (16 is 4 squared and is even) 36 (36 is 6 squared and is even) Any even number squared should give another even number therefore the list is endless.

It is positive.

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The number than when squared equals 110 is the square root of 110 = ±10.488 (3dp)

Squared numbers are those that have two factors which is the same. e,g, 1 x 1 = 1^2 = 1 2 x 2 = 2^2 = 4 3 x 3 = 3^2 = 9 et. seq. Hence up the 12 squared the squared number are 1, 4, 9 ,16, 25 , 36, 49, 64 , 81, 100, 121, 144, However the the squaring process of numbers is limitless.

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.

The number that when squared = 76 is the square root of 76 which is ± 8.7178 (4dp).

Square root of s, or negative square root of s.

No. Negative three squared is POSITIVE nine. The square of ANY number is positive, because if you multiply a negative number by a negative number, the result is positive.

It is: 8 squared = 64

If a certain number when squared equals 2009 then the solution is the square root of 2009. √2009 = ±44.82 (2dp)

the square is positive always.Except in the case of an Imaginary number. An imaginary number is a number that gives a negative result when squared,where i= √-1

not in the real world. The area of a square = The length of a side, squared. Any number squared is positive.

100 A square of a negative number is positive.

No. The square root of a negative number is not a real number, but an imaginary number, because no real number squared equals a negative number.

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