# Square Root versus Factoring

What is the square root property and what is it used for? In what form should an equation be, in order to use the square root property? When should the square root property be used instead of factoring? Use the following to explain.

10-4p^2=21

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The square root is simply the 2nd root of a number. The equation can be in the form , x ^ 2 = y. When the ...

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Square roots versus factoring are examined. The form that should be used for an equation is determined.

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