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Bunuel wrote:
The square root of 61,504 is

(A) 245

(B) 246

(C) 247

(D) 248

(E) 249


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Bunuel wrote:
The square root of 61,504 is

(A) 245

(B) 246

(C) 247

(D) 248

(E) 249


Evaluating answer options and their squares
(A) 245 - 5*5 = 25

(B) 246 - 6*6 = 36

(C) 247 - 7*7 = 49

(D) 248 - 8*8 = 64

(E) 249 - 9*9 = 81

Only Option D(248) is a possible square root of 61504!
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Bunuel wrote:
The square root of 61,504 is

(A) 245

(B) 246

(C) 247

(D) 248

(E) 249

Use the units digit rule ,except (D) none of the numbers will yeild units digit as 4, hence correct answer must be (D)
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We can calculate using the power of unit digits. In the answer choices only D will end uwith unit digit 4.

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Bunuel wrote:
The square root of 61,504 is

(A) 245

(B) 246

(C) 247

(D) 248

(E) 249


We are looking for a number that, when squared, will have a units digit of 4. Of our answer choices, only 248 will have a units digit of 4 when it is squared.

Answer: D
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Bunuel wrote:
The square root of 61,504 is

(A) 245

(B) 246

(C) 247

(D) 248

(E) 249



Only square of 248 will result in unit's digit of 4
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Bunuel wrote:
The square root of 61,504 is

(A) 245

(B) 246

(C) 247

(D) 248

(E) 249


Unit digit of the given number 61504 is 4, therefore we need to find an answer choice which gives us a unit digit of 4 when squared.

248 * 248 = 61504

Therefore (D).
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