# perfect square

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## perfect square

n.
An integer that is the square of an integer.

## per′fect square′

n.
a rational number that is equal to the square of another rational number.
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Stelling; for Tom could predict with accuracy what number of horses were cantering behind him, he could throw a stone right into the centre of a given ripple, he could guess to a fraction how many lengths of his stick it would take to reach across the playground, and could draw almost perfect squares on his slate without any measurement.
omitting fractions), the side of which is five (7 X 7 = 49 X 100 = 4900), each of them being less by one (than the perfect square which includes the fractions, sc.
The whole place formed a perfect square. The gateway consisted of a granite arch, impressive in its solidity, which added to the old-world appearance of the buildings with the ancient trees that stood about them, and the growth of plant life on the roofs.
With screens going bezel-less, the aspect ratio has been standardized to 19.5:9 which allows for two perfect squares when the screen is divided in the middle.
"They're both perfect squares, and each has its first half just one more than its second half."
To get a sense of the kind of difficulties he is attempting to solve, consider Galileo's paradox: what is the relationship between the number of natural numbers (1, 2, 3, ...) and the number of perfect squares (1, 4, 9, ...)?
The 18:9 screen aspect ratio of the FullVision display allows the screen to be divided into two identical perfect squares, ideal for multi-tasking with the G6's camera UX, which has been developed with social media users in mind.
Even numbers that are perfect squares (such as 29 929 and 17 397 241) do not yield easily to these primitive methods, while numbers that are not perfect squares, such as 52, are more problematic, and negative numbers are even more problematic.
To cut perfect squares: Align 1 or more strips of the same width and trim ends to get an even starting point.
I've devoted most of my life to bringing up cats but one of them still ended up with three legs and another became so neurotic she licked patches of fur off her stomach in perfect squares.
We take a moment to verify the form of perfect squares in mentioned rings of integers.
Again, all are made with the best quality ingredients from scratch in small batches, then fully cut into perfect squares and packed into multiples of four so caterers only need defrost four slices at a time.

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