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# juan is thinking of an irrational number that is greater than 5 but less than 6. which number matches this description? a. square root of 28

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juan is thinking of an irrational number that is greater than 5 but less than 6. which number matches this description? a. square root of 28 b. square root of 37 c. ^3 square root of 228 d. ^3 square root of 224

Mar 25, 2015

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Well

$$5^2 = 25$$

$$6^2 = 36$$

Which means

$$\sqrt{25} = 5$$

$$\sqrt{36} = 6$$

Hence for any number

$$5 < c < 6$$

$$\sqrt{25} < \sqrt{c} < \sqrt{36}$$

Therefore the only correct answer is

$$a.) \sqrt{28}$$

Mar 25, 2015

#1
+2353
+10

Well

$$5^2 = 25$$

$$6^2 = 36$$

Which means

$$\sqrt{25} = 5$$

$$\sqrt{36} = 6$$

Hence for any number

$$5 < c < 6$$

$$\sqrt{25} < \sqrt{c} < \sqrt{36}$$

Therefore the only correct answer is

$$a.) \sqrt{28}$$

reinout-g Mar 25, 2015