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radical 231; no perfect squares factor into this number. It cant be simplified

using basic math principles, you can't find the square root of a negative number because in order for a number to be a square root, you have to multiply it by itself to get your radical. since a negative times a negative and a positive times a positive are both positive, it is impossible to find the square root of a negative number

Bigger numbers make bigger factor trees, and of course there are prime numbers which cant be factored at all

no because there are many Numbers in a factor and the are cant have the same Numbers as multiples

when the two numbers cant be multiplied twice basically prime numbers

Because all even numbers have two as a factor.

If they don't both divide by 3 then no multiple of 3 can be a common factor...

Because when you are looking for the hypothenuse, it will be bigger than both the numbers so it length will be in positives, and when you are looking for side a or b, it won't work with a negative because a negative and a positive will cause the number to be smaller.

Because they both have a factor of 2.

its when you have a number starting at 1 and it works its way up to infiniti and cant be a negative or decimal etc.

A prime number is any number that only has one and itself as factors. By definition even numbers have a factor of two. Therefore even numbers cannot be prime, with he exception of 2.

A prime number is any number that only has one and itself as factors. By definition even numbers have a factor of two. However, there is one number that is prime and even: the number 2.

No it cant

you cant factor this any more

it cant a negative + negative always equals a positive -Posted By Anonymous 7th Grader it cant be a negative plus a negative equals a negative always -Posted BY Anonymous 7th Grader♥

Because for a number to be a square number it must have a number which when multiplied by it self=that number. For example: 36 is a square number because 6x6=36 16 is a square number because 4x4=16 A negative number such as -16 is not a Square Number because -4x-4=16 not -16 because a negative times a negative is a positive. -4x4=-16 but these numbers aren't the same therefore -16 isn't a square number. This is why negative numbers cant be Square Numbers

you cant

You cannot in real numbers because the square of any number, negative or positive, is positive. However, -25 does have a square root in complex numbers: it is + or - 5i where i is the imaginary square root of -1.

-1+-1=0 I'm just improving but actually a negative plus a negative is a negative, therefore -1+(-1)=-2 and you cant have to signs touching so the second negative one should be in parenthesis. and i believe the answer to your question is an opposite.

prime numbers

It can be used as a conversion factor.

because it creates the unfavorable formation of an unstable radical

No,because scalar quantities have no direction. So they cant be negative

you can not say numbers because it is against the rules for wooz world according to their people that walk around and say to you watch the language thats why you cant say it they think some numbers cant be said pretty stupid right!

I don't think you cant sum numbers. You can add numbers to get the sum.