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Irrational and Rational Expressions

Solve 5 SQRT 2050

Determining rational and irrational mathematical expressions without the use of a calculator.

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We can reduce the problem, 5SQRT(2050) to 5SQRT(25*82) = 5*5SQRT(82) = 25*SQRT(82).

Now, we have to solve the square root of 82 and multiply it with 25. Since, the square root of 81 is 9 therefore, square root of 82 would be slightly greater than 9.
Divide 82 by 9, we get 9 as quotient and 1 as remainder. Add the dividend and the quotient, we get 18 ...

Solution Summary

This solution involves determining rational and irrational mathematical expressions without the use of a calculator.

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