Pronunciation: /ˈpɜr.fɪkt skwɛər/ Explain
- 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.
- A perfect square (also called a
perfect square trinomial)
is a monomial or binomial raised to the second power.
Example: (a+b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, perfect square. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 137. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Rivenberg, Romeyn Henry. A Review of Algebra. pg 8,16. www.archive.org. American Book Company. 1914. Last Accessed 12/3/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/areviewalgebra00rivegoog#page/n20/mode/1up. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Perfect Square. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/perfectsquare.html.
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