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6 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Is the square root of 2 plus the square root of 2 irrational? 2017-03-29 From haya:how can i prove the the square root of 2 plus the square root of 2 is an irrational number?Answered by Penny Nom.     A rational number 2011-05-17 From owais:according to definition of irrational number "a number which cannot be expressed in p/q form is called irrational number" square root of 2 is a irrational number but if i round off the digit correct to two decimal places so it becomes 1.41 and we can easily convert into p/q form so it is a rational number ???Answered by Penny Nom.     root 2 is irrational 2009-07-31 From prateet:prove that root2 is an irrational number.Answered by Robert Dawson.     2/sqrt(2) 2003-05-07 From Mike:I was looking at an example of csc 45 deg where csc = hyp / opp = 1 / (sqrt(2) / 2) = 2 / sqrt(2) = sqrt(2) I just don't get this. If sqrt(2) = 1.4142145..... How can 2 / sqrt(2) = sqrt(2) as the example shows? Answered by Penny Nom.     Some irrational numbers 2001-07-03 From Kellie: Is it possible to write pi as a fraction? Is it possible to write the square root of 2 as a fraction.. Explain why? Answered by Harley Weston.     The square root of two is never supposed to end 1999-03-06 From a wondering student:i am algebra II and am in the 9th grade. today we were talking about rational and irrational numbers. When we were talking about square roots my friend and i were talking and we thought of something. if you have a square with sides of length one then the diagonal of the square is the square root of 2. Now the square root of two is never supposed to end. But the diagonal of the square ends so therefore doesn't the square root of 2 end. our math teacher did not really answer our question because it was not in the lesson plan and not to many people would see where we were coming from. the answer is really bugging me and i would like to have your input.Answered by Jack LeSage and Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français