Why are square roots irrational?
First, not all square roots are irrational. For example,
Before we go on, let's review what it means to have an irrational number - it has to be a value that goes on forever in decimal form and is not a pattern, like
Let's get back to your question. Some square roots, like
So, if a square root is not a perfect square, it is an irrational number
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