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# What are the square root number for 25?

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2011-10-09 14:35:48

The square root of 25 has two solutions: SQRT(25) = + 5 and -5
The square root of a number, by definition, should be positive. Hence, the square root of 25 is 5. The other square root is -5. However, strictly speaking, -5 is not the square root of 25, since it is not a positive number.

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The exclusion of the negative square root is plain nonsense.

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2011-10-09 14:35:48
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