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Solution for Square root of 2.5?
October 18, 2019 8:13AM
April 25, 2013 3:33AM
That is equivalent to the (square root of 5) over the (square root of 2). Multiplying numerator and denominator by (square root of 2), this can be simplified to (square root of 10) / 2.
There is a way to calculate the square root of any number with a pencil and paper. It
looks a lot like long division on the paper, and it's not much harder than long division,
but it's too complex to describe here. Until you learn it, your best bet is to get your
square roots with a calculator, a computer, or a slide rule.
The square root of 2.5 is 1.581138830084189665999446772216(rounded).