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anonymous
 one year ago
Choose the best description for the real number square root of 35.
A Irrational, because it is not a terminating or repeating decimal Irrational,
B because it is a repeating decimal Rational, C because it is not a terminating or repeating decimal
D Rational, because it is a repeating decimal
anonymous
 one year ago
Choose the best description for the real number square root of 35. A Irrational, because it is not a terminating or repeating decimal Irrational, B because it is a repeating decimal Rational, C because it is not a terminating or repeating decimal D Rational, because it is a repeating decimal

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Valpey
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the square root of 35 were rational, it could be written in the form A/B where A is an integer and B is a whole number. This is how rational numbers are defined.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, the number that you get when square rooting 35 is 5.91608. This wouldn't be a repeating decimal. So, right there you can eliminate the answers that have that.

Valpey
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also, repeating decimals can all be written as A/B and are therefore rational numbers.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then, do like he said, work out if the number is rational or irrational. :)

Valpey
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it is rational then \(\frac{A}{B}*\frac{A}{B} = 35 = 5*7\) and \(A^2 = 5*7*B^2\). This means that \(A^2\) is a multiple of 5 and a multiple of 7. What does that tell us about A?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good job keshaun455! You're correct. The answer is rational. So, which answer would you choose?
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