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Find the smallest number by which 7203 must be multiplied so as to get a perfect square.​

 Sep 24, 2021
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7203 = 3 * 7^4

 

7^4 is already a perfect square. You have only one 3 and if you multiply it by another 3, you will have: 3^2 which is also a perfect square.

 

So, the smallest number you need to multiply 7203 by is 3: 3  x  7203 ==21,609==3^2 x 7^4 - which is a perfect square.

 Sep 24, 2021

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