answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Whoever it was who discovered that if you had a square whose sides were one unit long, the lengths of its diagonals were sqrt(2) - surds!

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2013-02-22 22:17:32
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Algebra

20 cards

A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.75
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
844 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Who created maths surds?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Are surds plant roots?

No. Surds are a part of maths, and are the opposite of powers.


How do you understand Surd's in maths?

How one understands surds depends on the person. If you would like to know what surds are, or have help understanding surds A surd is an unresolved radical, meaning that it is a root with the radical sign still on it. It is easier (and more accurate) to express it this way than writing it out for many numbers if the root is irrational. The concept of irrational numbers (which is what surds are, usually) can be confusing. In short, they are numbers that are not rational, that is, they cannot be written as a fraction. When using surds in math, you treat them just as you would a written out number.


How do you find surds?

Surds are normally irrational numbers.


When was Maths-In-A-Box created?

Maths-In-A-Box was created in 1980.


When was Applied Maths created?

Applied Maths was created in 1992.


When was Murderous Maths created?

Murderous Maths was created in 1997.


What is the difference between surds and irrationals?

Roots that are irrational are called surds. There are irrational numbers that are not surds since they are not roots of any equation. For example, Pi. Rational roots, such as square root of 4, are not surds.


How was maths created?

maths was created by the greek philosiphers back before christ Only god knows why he created it...


Who created maths?

Greeks


What is the point of learning 'surds' in maths?

It depends on what your aims are. If you do not envisage using mathematics (except for day-to-day calculations) then one assumes you do not seek employment in engineering, still less are you concerned with mathematical theorems. In this case, surds won't be of much use to you, and thus you will not have an interest in this area. However, in terms of following a mathematical education through to year 10, surds are an essential element in understanding the square root system and, more broadly, the number system.


What is surds in algebra?

Irrational numbers


What are like surds?

the limit does not exist

People also asked