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Estimating Square Root of Numbers

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Estimating Square Roots :
When a radical is not a perfect square (1, 4, 9, 16, …), estimating square roots is a valuable tool. When asked to estimate the value of a radical between two consecutive integers, find the two perfect squares that are slightly less and slightly more than the radicand. Also, remember that negative numbers do not have a real number square root.

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