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What is the square root of 12?
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Well, that's true, but you could simplify it in radicals. The square root of 12 is the same as saying the square root of 3 times the square root of 4. The square root of 4 is plus or minus 2, so you could say (I wish I had a square root symbol)
+/ 2 the square root of 3 and that's the same answer.
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