# 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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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.
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.
"1089 seems a very ordinary number except it's a perfect square."
52.2.1 Consecutive Roman Numerals by Andrzej Bartz, Fuerth, Germany I + II + III + IV + V + VI + VII + VIII + IX + X + XI + XII + XIII + XIV + XV + XVI + XVII = CLIII 52.2.2 Doubly True by Andrzej Bartz, Fuerth, Germany SEVEN + SEVEN--FIVE = (SIX--ONE--TWO) (2) 52.2.3 Proverb--1 by Andrzej Bartz, Fuerth, Germany KEEP x YOUR = PROMISES (Solve this one in base 12, please.) 52.2.4 Proverb--2 by Andrzej Bartz, Fuerth, Germany ALL + [square root of ROADS] = LEAD + TO--ROME 52.2.5 Perfect Square Nations--1 by Paul Boymel, Potomac, Maryland p(CUBA).sup.2] = ESTONIA 52.2.6 Perfect Square Nations--2 by Paul Boymel, Potomac, Maryland [(IRAQ).sup.2] = BULGARIA SOLUTIONS TO ALPHAMETICS, Vol.
THE MAKING OF AN ENGINEER: A UK invention makes it possible to drill a perfect square hole in seconds.
2.2 squares###(i)###Find perfect square of a number.
So ee' = 0 or D[D.sub.1] is a perfect square. The case e = 0 combined with (5) leads to e' = 0, which is impossible.
Why use a perfect square such as [(a + b).sup.2] or [(a - b).sup.2]?
I learned how to find the square root of a number that isn't a perfect square without using a calculator.
The box test did not produce a perfect square but was slightly skewed in windage.

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