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Of the following integers which is the closest approximation [#permalink] New post 14 May 2010, 07:34
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Of the following integers, which is the closest approximation to (\sqrt{2} + \sqrt{5})^2?

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Of the following integers, which is the closest approximation to (\sqrt{2} + \sqrt{5})^2?

7
10
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15
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(\sqrt{2} + \sqrt{5})^2=2+2*\sqrt{2}*\sqrt{5}+5=7+2\sqrt{10} --> \sqrt{10}\approx{3} --> 7+2\sqrt{10}\approx{7+6}=13

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Of the following integers what is the closest approximation to ( squareroot 2 + squareroot 5 )^ 2 ?

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Re: Numbers [#permalink] New post 23 Apr 2013, 00:35
(a+b)^2=(2+5+2\sqrt{10})=2+5+2*3=13

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Re: Numbers [#permalink] New post 23 Apr 2013, 03:48
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Of the following integers what is the closest approximation to ( squareroot 2 + squareroot 5 )^ 2 ?

1.7
2.10
3.13
4.15
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