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    #1

    Cool square root

    Hi,

    Is the following term correct in English?

    "square root nine equals three."

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    #2

    Re: square root

    I've always heard it as:

    The square root of nine is three.

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    #3

    Re: square root

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    I've always heard it as:

    The square root of nine is three.
    Me too.

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    #4

    Re: square root

    Of. Is. Yup.

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    #5

    Re: square root

    Certainly not equals; that was beaten out of me at school. For brevity, 'the square root of' is sometimes reduced to (just) 'root', but not with a low-value number like 9.

    b

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