How do you find a perfect square close to 26?

1 Answer
Jul 4, 2015

Answer:

Go through the perfect squares until you get one that is greater than 26. So #26# will be between two perfect squares. Choose the closer one.

Explanation:

A perfect square is the square of a whole number, so go through the squares is onder:

#1^2 = 1#
#2^2 = 2#
#3^2 = 9#
#4^2 = 16#
#5^2 = 25#
#6^2 = 36#

#26# is between #25# and #36#. It is closer to #25#.