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# What does perfect square mean?

Updated: 12/11/2022

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* Its square root is a whole #.

Example: 16 is a perfect square. Its square root is 4.

17 is not a perfect square. Its square root is around 4.123105626

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A whole number (integer) multiplied by itself, results in a perfect square. Conversely, it can be defined as a number whose square root is an integer.

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### What do you mean by perfect square no?

A perfect square number is an integer multiplied by itself.

### Can a perfect number be odd?

If by 'perfect number' you mean 'perfect SQUARE', then yes. 49 is an odd number and a perfect square.

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Not sure what you mean by "perfect square root".A "perfect square" is the square of a whole number; if that's what you mean, yes, it's the square of the number 1.

### What does a perfect square mean?

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I think you mean Perfect Square. If so, an example would be 9. It is a perfect square because it can be square root to 3.

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### What does the mathematical term perfect square mean?

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### Is 225 a square?

Technically, every positive number is a square in the real number system, but I assume you mean perfect square. And yes, 225 is a perfect square. 152 = 225

### What does it mean for a number to be a perfect square?

A perfect square is a number whose square root is a whole number, such as 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, etc.

### What is the definition of a non perfect square?

I have never before heard of a non-perfect square but I suppose it would be any non-zero number that is not the square of an integer. People sometimes say "perfect square" to mean an integer that is a square of an integer - I think the "perfect" is redundant but if you do not think "square" is clear by itself, say "integer square."

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If you mean as a factor, that would be 4.