Perfect square

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜr fɪkt skwɛər/ ?

  1. A perfect square is an integer that is a square of another positive integer. The first few perfect squares are: 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36 49, 64, 81, 100.
  2. A perfect square is a monomial or binomial raised to the second power. Example: (a+b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2.

References

  1. Rivenberg, Romeyn Henry. A Review of Algebra, pg 8,16. American Book Company, 1914. (Accessed: 2010-08-12). http://www.archive.org/stream/areviewalgebra00rivegoog#page/n20/mode/1up.

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