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is it possible it square root a decimal?

 Apr 30, 2014

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Sorry, but that last answer is simply not correct. If you take the square root of a decimal quantity, (less than 1), the result is a larger decimal.

For example,

$$0.5^{2}=0.25, \text{ so } \sqrt{0.25}=0.5.$$

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 Apr 30, 2014
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Yes. You will just get a smaller decimal

 Apr 30, 2014
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Sorry, but that last answer is simply not correct. If you take the square root of a decimal quantity, (less than 1), the result is a larger decimal.

For example,

$$0.5^{2}=0.25, \text{ so } \sqrt{0.25}=0.5.$$

Bertie Apr 30, 2014

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