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Why is one a perfect square?

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February 17, 2011 4:46AM

Because anything times itself equals a perfect square and is considered that taking the square root of a perfect square (non negative numbers) which end result does not involve fractions but whole numbers is a perfect square.

1 x 1 = 1

sq.root(1) = 1

2 x 2 = 4 (Perfect square)

sq.root(4) = 2