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can you square across an inequality?

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    No

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    \(\geq^2\) like that?

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    -4<0 Squaring both sides: 16<0 Doesn't always work, does it?

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    \(-2<1\) what happens when you square?

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    oh, you would get 4 < 1

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    how do you know when you can square things, or can you just not square things at all?

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    You can square across when you have an inequality \(a > b\) and \(a,b\) are positive.

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    Or rather, nonnegative.

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