# square root

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## square root:

see root**root,**

in mathematics, number or quantity

*r*for which an equation

*f*(

*r*)=0 holds true, where

*f*is some function. If

*f*is a polynomial,

*r*is called a root of

*f;*for example,

*r*=3 and

*r*

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## square root

[′skwer ′rüt] (mathematics)

A square root of a real or complex number

*s*is a number*t*for which*t*^{2}=*s*.## square root

a number or quantity that when multiplied by itself gives a given number or quantity

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