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How do you find the principal square root of a number?

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  1. anonymous
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    The question on my homework is "What is the principal square root of 36? explain."

  2. anonymous
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    It is the positive square root of a number.

  3. anonymous
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    Yes

  4. anonymous
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    Example: \(\sqrt{64} \) has 2 possible square roots. It can either be 8 or -8. In this case, 8 is the principal root.

  5. anonymous
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    How do you find the one for 36?

  6. anonymous
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    What is the square root of 36?

  7. anonymous
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    6

  8. anonymous
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    So that's the principal square root of 36.

  9. anonymous
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    Thank you!!!

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    No problem! :)

  11. anonymous
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    Wait how do i explain that

  12. anonymous
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    Because 6x6 is 36?

  13. anonymous
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    Look at the first thing I wrote.

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    Thank you SO much!!!

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