## SQUAREROOT

### Square root

In mathematics, a**square root**of a number

*a*is a number

*y*such that, in other words, a number

*y*whose

*square*is

*a*. For example, 4 and −4 are square roots of 16 because .

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### square root

#### Noun

- Of a number, another number which, when squared, yields the original number; sometimes constrained to be the positive number when two solutions exist.
*Every complex number has two square roots; for example, the square roots of −4 are 2i and −2i.*

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