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#### Question 1:

Using the prime factorisation method, find which of the following numbers are perfect squares:

(i) 441

(ii) 576

(iii) 11025

(iv) 1176

(v) 5625

(vi) 9075

(vii) 4225

(viii) 1089

#### Answer:

A perfect square can always be expressed as a product of equal factors.

(i)

Resolving into prime factors:

$441=49\times 9=7\times 7\times 3\times 3=7\times 3\times 7\times 3=21\times 21=(21{)}^{2}$

Thus, 441 is a perfect square.

(ii)

Resolving into prime factors:

$576=64\times 9=8\times 8\times 3\times 3=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3=24\times 24=(24{)}^{2}$

Thus, 576 is a perfect square.

(iii)

Resolving into prime factors:

$11025=441\times 25=49\times 9\times 5\times 5=7\times 7\times 3\times 3\times 5\times 5=7\times 5\times 3\times 7\times 5\times 3=105\times 105=(105{)}^{2}$

Thus, 11025 is a perfect square.

(iv)

Resolving into prime factors:

$1176=7\times 168=7\times 21\times 8=7\times 7\times 3\times 2\times 2\times 2$

1176 cannot be expressed as a product of two equal numbers. Thus, 1176 is not a perfect square.

(v)

Resolving into prime factors:

$5625=225\times 25=9\times 25\times 25=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 5\times 5=3\times 5\times 5\times 3\times 5\times 5=75\times 75=(75{)}^{2}$

Thus, 5625 is a perfect square.

(vi)

Resolving into prime factors:

$9075=25\times 363=5\times 5\times 3\times 11\times 11=55\times 55\times 3$

9075 is not a product of two equal numbers. Thus, 9075 is not a perfect square.

(vii)

Resolving into prime factors:

$4225=25\times 169=5\times 5\times 13\times 13=5\times 13\times 5\times 13=65\times 65=(65{)}^{2}$

Thus, 4225 is a perfect square.

(viii)

Resolving into prime factors:

$1089=9\times 121=3\times 3\times 11\times 11=3\times 11\times 3\times 11=33\times 33=(33{)}^{2}$

Thus, 1089 is a perfect square.

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#### Question 2:

Show that each of the following numbers is a perfect square. In each case, find the number whose square is the given number:

(i) 1225

(ii) 2601

(iii) 5929

(iv) 7056

(v) 8281

#### Answer:

A perfect square is a product of two perfectly equal numbers.

(i)

Resolving into prime factors:

$1225=25\times 49=5\times 5\times 7\times 7=5\times 7\times 5\times 7=35\times 35=(35{)}^{2}$

Thus, 1225 is the perfect square of 35.

(ii)

Resolving into prime factors:

$2601=9\times 289=3\times 3\times 17\times 17=3\times 17\times 3\times 17=51\times 51=(51{)}^{2}$

Thus, 2601 is the perfect square of 51.

(iii)

Resolving into prime factors:

$5929=11\times 539=11\times 7\times 77=11\times 7\times 11\times 7=77\times 77=(77{)}^{2}$

Thus, 5929 is the perfect square of 77.

(iv)

Resolving into prime factors:

$7056=12\times 588=12\times 7\times 84=12\times 7\times 12\times 7=(12\times 7{)}^{2}=(84{)}^{2}$

Thus, 7056 is the perfect square of 84.

(v)

Resolving into prime factors:

$8281=49\times 169=7\times 7\times 13\times 13=7\times 13\times 7\times 13=(7\times 13{)}^{2}=(91{)}^{2}$

Thus, 8281 is the perfect square of 91.

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#### Question 3:

By what least number should the given number be multiplied to get a perfect square number? In each case, find the number whose square is the new number.

(i) 3975

(ii) 2156

(iii) 3332

(iv) 2925

(v) 9075

(vi) 7623

(vii) 3380

(viii) 2475

#### Answer:

1. Resolving 3675 into prime factors:

$3675=3\times 5\times 5\times 7\times 7$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 3.

New number$=({3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times {7}^{2})=(3\times 5\times 7{)}^{2}=(105{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 105.

2. Resolving 2156 into prime factors:

$2156=2\times 2\times 7\times 7\times 11=({2}^{2}\times {7}^{2}\times 11)$

Thus to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 11.

New number $=({2}^{2}\times {7}^{2}\times {11}^{2})=(2\times 7\times 11{)}^{2}=(154{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 154.

3. Resolving 3332 into prime factors:

$3332=2\times 2\times 7\times 7\times 17={2}^{2}\times {7}^{2}\times 17$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 17.

New number $=({2}^{2}\times {7}^{2}\times {17}^{2})=(2\times 7\times 17{)}^{2}=(238{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 238.

4. Resolving 2925 into prime factors:

$2925=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 13={3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times 13$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 13.

New number $=({3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times {13}^{2})=(3\times 5\times 13{)}^{2}=(195{)}^{2}$

Hence, the number whose square is the new number is 195.

5. Resolving 9075 into prime factors:

$9075=3\times 5\times 5\times 11\times 11=3\times {5}^{2}\times {11}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 3.

New number $=({3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times {11}^{2})=(3\times 5\times 11{)}^{2}=(165{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 165.

6. Resolving 7623 into prime factors:

$7623=3\times 3\times 7\times 11\times 11={3}^{2}\times 7\times {11}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 7.

New number $=({3}^{2}\times {7}^{2}\times {11}^{2})=(3\times 7\times 11{)}^{2}=(231{)}^{2}$

Hence, the number whose square is the new number is 231.

7. Resolving 3380 into prime factors:

$3380=2\times 2\times 5\times 13\times 13={2}^{2}\times 5\times {13}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 5.

New number $=({2}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times {13}^{2})=(2\times 5\times 13{)}^{2}=(130{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 130.

8. Resolving 2475 into prime factors:

$2475=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 11={3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times 11$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be multiplied by 11.

New number $=({3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times {11}^{2})=(3\times 5\times 11{)}^{2}=(165{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 165.

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#### Question 4:

By what least number should the given number be divided to get a perfect square number? In each case, find the number whose square is the new number.

(i) 1575

(ii) 9075

(iii) 4851

(iv) 3380

(v) 4500

(vi) 7776

(vii) 8820

(viii) 4056

#### Answer:

(i) Resolving 1575 into prime factors:

$1575=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 7={3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times 7$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 7

New number obtained$=({3}^{2}\times {5}^{2})=(3\times 5{)}^{2}=(15{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 15

(ii) Resolving 9075 into prime factors:

$9075=3\times 5\times 5\times 11\times 11=3\times {5}^{2}\times {11}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 3

New number obtained$=({5}^{2}\times {11}^{2})=(5\times 11{)}^{2}=(55{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 55

(iii) Resolving 4851 into prime factors:

$4851=3\times 3\times 7\times 7\times 11={3}^{2}\times {7}^{2}\times 11$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 11

New number obtained$=({3}^{2}\times {7}^{2})=(3\times 7{)}^{2}=(21{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 21

(iv) Resolving 3380 into prime factors:

$3380=2\times 2\times 5\times 13\times 13={2}^{2}\times 5\times {13}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 5

New number obtained$=({2}^{2}\times {13}^{2})=(2\times 13{)}^{2}=(26{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 26

(v) Resolving 4500 into prime factors:

$4500=2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 5={2}^{2}\times {3}^{2}\times {5}^{2}\times 5$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 5

New number obtained$=({2}^{2}\times {3}^{2}\times {5}^{2})=(2\times 3\times 5{)}^{2}=(30{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 30

(vi) Resolving 7776 into prime factors:

$7776=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3={2}^{2}\times {2}^{2}\times 2\times {3}^{2}\times {3}^{2}\times 3$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 6 whish is a product of 2 and 3

New number obtained$=({2}^{2}\times {2}^{2}\times {3}^{2}\times {3}^{2})=(2\times 2\times 3\times 3{)}^{2}=(36{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 36

(vii) Resolving 8820 into prime factors:

$8820=2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 5\times 7\times 7={2}^{2}\times {3}^{2}\times 5\times {7}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 5

New number obtained$=({2}^{2}\times {3}^{2}\times {7}^{2})=(2\times 3\times 7{)}^{2}=(42{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 42

(viii) Resolving 4056 into prime factors:

$4056=2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 13\times 13={2}^{2}\times 2\times 3\times {13}^{2}$

Thus, to get a perfect square, the given number should be divided by 6, which is a product of 2 and 3

New number obtained$=({2}^{2}\times {13}^{2})=(2\times 13{)}^{2}=(26{)}^{2}$

Hence, the new number is the square of 26

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#### Question 5:

Find the largest number of 2 digits which is a perfect square.

#### Answer:

The first three digit number (100) is a perfect square. Its square root is 10.

The number before 10 is 9.

Square of 9 $=(9{)}^{2}=81$

Thus, the largest 2 digit number that is a perfect square is 81.

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#### Question 6:

Find the largest number of 3 digits which is a perfect square.

#### Answer:

The largest 3 digit number is 999.

The number whose square is 999 is 31.61.

Thus, the square of any number greater than 31.61 will be a 4 digit number.

Therefore, the square of 31 will be the greatest 3 digit perfect square.

${31}^{2}=31\times 31=961$

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#### Question 1:

Give reason to show that none of the numbers given below is a perfect square:

(i) 5372

(ii) 5963

(iii) 8457

(iv) 9468

(v) 360

(vi) 64000

(viii) 2500000

#### Answer:

By observing the properties of square numbers, we can determine whether a given number is a square or not.

(i) 5372

A number that ends with 2 is not a perfect square.

Thus, the given number is not a perfect square.

(ii) 5963

A number that ends with 3 is not a perfect square.

Thus, the given number is not a perfect square.

(iii) 8457

A number that ends with 7 is not a perfect square.

Thus, the given number is not a perfect square.

(iv) 9468

A number ending with 8 is not a perfect square.

Thus, the given number is not a perfect square.

(v) 360

Any number ending with an odd number of zeroes is not a perfect square.

Hence, the given number is not a perfect square.

(vi) 64000

Any number ending with an odd number of zeroes is not a perfect square.

Hence, the given number is not a perfect square.

(vii) 2500000

Any number ending with an odd number of zeroes is not a perfect square.

Hence, the given number is not a perfect square.

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#### Question 2:

Which of the following are squares of even numbers?

(i) 196

(ii) 441

(iii) 900

(iv) 625

(v) 324

#### Answer:

The square of an even number is always even.

Thus, even numbers in the given list of squares will be squares of even numbers.

(i) 196

This is an even number. Thus, it must be a square of an even number.

(ii) 441

This is an odd number. Thus, it is not a square of an even number.

(iii) 900

This is an even number. Thus, it must be a square of an even number.

(iv) 625

This is an odd number. Thus, it is not a square of an even number.

(v) 324

This is an even number. Thus, it is a square of an even number.

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#### Question 3:

Which of the following are squares of odd numbers?

(i) 484

(ii) 961

(iii) 7396

(iv) 8649

(v) 4225

#### Answer:

According to the property of squares, the square of an odd number is also an odd number.

Using this property, we will determine which of the numbers in the given list of squares is a square of an odd number.

(i) 484.

This is an even number. Thus, it is not a square of an odd number.

(ii) 961

This is an odd number. Thus, it is a square of an odd number.

(iii) 7396

This is an even number. Thus, it is not a square of an odd number.

(iv) 8649

This is an odd number. Thus, it is a square of an odd number.

(v) 4225

This is an odd number. Thus, it is a square of an odd number.

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#### Question 4:

Without adding, find the sum:

(i) (1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13)

(ii) (1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 + 19)

(iii) (1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17 + 19 + 21 + 23)

#### Answer:

Sum of first n odd numbers $={n}^{2}$

(i) $(1+3+5+7+9+11+13)={7}^{2}=49$

(ii) $(1+3+5+7+9+11+13+15+17+19)={10}^{2}=100$

(iii) $(1+3+5+7+9+11+13+15+17+19+21+23)={12}^{2}=144$

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#### Question 5:

(i) Express 81 as the sum of 9 odd numbers.

(ii) Express 100 as the sum of 10 odd numbers.

#### Answer:

Sum of first n odd natural numbers $={n}^{2}$

(i) Expressing 81 as a sum of 9 odd numbers:

$81={\left(9\right)}^{2}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}n=9\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}81=1+3+5+7+9+11+13+15+17$

(ii) Expressing 100 as a sum of 10 odd numbers:

$100={\left(10\right)}^{2}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}n=10\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}100=1+3+5+7+9+11+13+15+17+19$

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#### Question 6:

Write a pythagorean triplet whose smallest member is

(i) 6

(ii) 14

(iii) 16

(iv) 20

#### Answer:

For every number m > 1, the Pythagorean triplet is $\left(2m,{m}^{2}-1,{m}^{2}+1\right)$.

Using the above result:

(i)

$2m=6\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}m=3,{m}^{2}=9\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}-1=9-1=8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}+1=9+1=10$

Thus, the Pythagorean triplet is $\left[6,8,10\right]$.

(ii)

$2m=14\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}m=7,{m}^{2}=49\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}-1=49-1=48\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}+1=49+1=50$

Thus, the Pythagorean triplet is $\left[14,48,50\right]$.

(iii)

$2m=16\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}m=8,{m}^{2}=64\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}-1=64-1=63\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}+1=64+1=65$

Thus, the Pythagorean triplet is: $\left[16,63,65\right]$

(iv)

$2m=20\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}m=10,{m}^{2}=100\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}-1=100-1=99\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{m}^{2}+1=100+1=101$

Thus, the Pythagorean triplet is $\left[20,99,101\right]$.

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#### Question 7:

Evaluate:

(i) (38)^{2} − (37)^{2}

(ii) (75)^{2} − (74)^{2}

(iii) (92)^{2} − (91)^{2}

(iv) (105)^{2} − (104)^{2}

(v) (141)^{2} − (140)^{2}

(vi)^{ }(218)^{2} − (217)^{2}

#### Answer:

Given: $\left[{\left(n+1\right)}^{2}-{n}^{2}\right]=\left(n+1\right)+n$

(i) ${\left(38\right)}^{2}-{\left(37\right)}^{2}=38+37=75$

(ii) ${\left(75\right)}^{2}-{\left(74\right)}^{2}=75+74=149$

(iii) ${\left(92\right)}^{2}-{\left(91\right)}^{2}=92+91=183$

(iv) ${\left(105\right)}^{2}-{\left(104\right)}^{2}=105+104=209$

(v) ${\left(141\right)}^{2}-{\left(140\right)}^{2}=141+140=281$

(vi) ${\left(218\right)}^{2}-{\left(217\right)}^{2}=218+217=435$

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#### Question 8:

Using the formula (*a* + *b*)^{2} = (*a*^{2} + 2*ab* + *b*^{2}), evaluate:

(i) (310)^{2}

(ii) (508)^{2}

(iii) (630)^{2}

#### Answer:

(i) ${310}^{2}={\left(300+10\right)}^{2}=\left({300}^{2}+2\left(300\times 10\right)+{10}^{2}\right)=90000+6000+100=96100$

(ii) ${508}^{2}={\left(500+8\right)}^{2}=\left({500}^{2}+2\left(500\times 8\right)+{8}^{2}\right)=250000+8000+64=258064$

(iii) ${630}^{2}={\left(600+30\right)}^{2}=\left({600}^{2}+2\left(600\times 30\right)+{30}^{2}\right)=360000+36000+900=396900$

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#### Question 9:

Using the formula (*a* − *b*)^{2} = (*a*^{2} − 2*ab* + *b*^{2}), evaluate:

(i) (196)^{2}

(ii) (689)^{2}

(iii) (891)^{2}

#### Answer:

(i) ${\left(196\right)}^{2}={\left(200-4\right)}^{2}={200}^{2}-2\left(200\times 4\right)+{4}^{2}=40000-1600+16=38416$

(ii) ${\left(689\right)}^{2}={\left(700-11\right)}^{2}={700}^{2}-2\left(700\times 11\right)+{11}^{2}=490000-15400+121=474721$

(iii) ${\left(891\right)}^{2}={\left(900-9\right)}^{2}={900}^{2}-2\left(900\times 9\right)+{9}^{2}=810000-16200+81=793881$

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#### Question 10:

Evaluate:

(i) 69 × 71

(ii) 94 × 106

#### Answer:

(i) $69\times 71=\left(70-1\right)\times \left(70+1\right)=\left({70}^{2}-{1}^{2}\right)=4900-1=4899$

(ii) $94\times 106=\left(100-6\right)\times \left(100+6\right)=\left({100}^{2}-{6}^{2}\right)=10000-36=9964$

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#### Question 11:

Evaluate:

(i) 88 × 92

(ii) 78 × 82

#### Answer:

(i) $88\times 92=\left(90-2\right)\times \left(90+2\right)=\left({90}^{2}-{2}^{2}\right)=8100-4=8096$

(ii) $78\times 82=\left(80-2\right)\times \left(80+2\right)=\left({80}^{2}-{2}^{2}\right)=6400-4=6396$

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#### Question 12:

Fill in the blanks:

(i) The square of an even number is .........

(ii) The square of an odd number is .........

(iii) The square of a proper fraction is ......... than the given fraction.

(iv) *n*^{2} = the sum of first *n* ......... natural numbers.

#### Answer:

(i) The square of an even number is __even__.

(ii) The square of an odd number is __odd__.

(iii) The square of a proper fraction is __smaller __ than the given fraction.

(iv) ${n}^{2}=$the sum of first n __odd__ natural numbers.

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#### Question 13:

Write (T) for true and (F) for false for each of the statements given below:

(i) The number of digits in a perfect square is even.

(ii) The square of a prime number is prime.

(iii) The sum of two perfect squares is a perfect square.

(iv) The difference of two perfect squares is a perfect square.

(v) The product of two perfect squares is a perfect square.

#### Answer:

(i) F

The number of digits in a square can also be odd. For example: 121

(ii) F

A prime number is one that is not divisible by any other number, except by itself and 1. Thus, square of any number cannot be a prime number.

(iii) F

Example: $4+9=13$

4 and 9 are perfect squares of 2 and 3, respectively. Their sum (13) is not a perfect square.

(iv) F

Example: $36-25=11$

36 and 25 are perfect squares. Their difference is 11, which is not a perfect square.

(v) T

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#### Question 1:

**Find the value of using the column method:**

(23)^{2}

#### Answer:

Using the column method:

∴ a = 2

b = 3

${a}^{2}$ | 2ab | ${b}^{2}$ |

04 + 1= 5 |
12+0 = 12 |
9 |

∴ ${23}^{2}=529$

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#### Question 2:

**Find the value of using the column method:**

(35)^{2}

#### Answer:

Using the column method:

Here, a = 3 and b = 5

${a}^{2}$ | 2ab | ${b}^{2}$ |

$09$ +3 = 12 |
$30$ +2 = 3 2 |
25 |

∴ ${35}^{2}=1225$

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#### Question 3:

**Find the value of using the column method:**

(52)^{2}

#### Answer:

Using the column method:

Here, a = 5

b = 2

${a}^{2}$ | 2ab | ${b}^{2}$ |

$25\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}+2$ = 27 |
2 0 |
4 |

∴ ${52}^{2}=2704$

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#### Question 4:

**Find the value of using the column method:**

(96)^{2}

#### Answer:

Using column method:

Here, $a=9\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}b=6$

${a}^{2}$ | 2ab | ${b}^{2}$ |

$81\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}+11$ = 92 |
$108\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}+3$ =11 1 |
36 |

∴ ${96}^{2}=9216$

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#### Question 5:

**Find the value of using the diagonal method:**

(67)^{2}

#### Answer:

${67}^{2}=4489$

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#### Question 6:

**Find the value of using the diagonal method:**

(86)^{2}

#### Answer:

${86}^{2}=7396$

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#### Question 7:

**Find the value of using the diagonal method:**

(137)^{2}

#### Answer:

${137}^{2}=18769$

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#### Question 8:

**Find the value of using the diagonal method:**

(256)^{2}

#### Answer:

${256}^{2}=65536$

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#### Question 1:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

225

#### Answer:

By prime factorisation method:

$225=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\sqrt{225}=3\times 5=15$

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#### Question 2:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

441

#### Answer:

By prime factorisation:

$441=3\times 3\times 7\times 7\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\therefore \sqrt{441}=3\times 7=21$

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#### Question 3:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

729

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$729=3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3$

∴ $\sqrt{729}=3\times 3\times 3=27$

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#### Question 4:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

1296

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$1296=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3$

∴$\sqrt{1296}=2\times 2\times 3\times 3=36$

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#### Question 5:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

2025

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$2025=3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 5\times 5$

∴$\sqrt{2025}=3\times 3\times 5=45$

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#### Question 6:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

4096

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$4096=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2$

∴ $\sqrt{4096}=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2=64$

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#### Question 7:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

7056

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$7056=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 7\times 7$

∴$\sqrt{7056}=2\times 2\times 3\times 7=84$

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#### Question 8:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

8100

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$8100=2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 5\times 5$

∴$\sqrt{8100}=2\times 3\times 3\times 5=90$

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#### Question 9:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

9216

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$9216=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3$

∴ $\sqrt{9216}=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3=96$

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#### Question 10:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

11025

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$11025=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 7\times 7$

∴$\sqrt{11025}=3\times 5\times 7=105$

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#### Question 11:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

15876

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$15876=2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 7\times 7$

∴$\sqrt{15876}=2\times 3\times 3\times 7=126$

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#### Question 12:

**Find the square root of number by using the method of prime factorisation:**

17424

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$17424=2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 11\times 11$

∴ $\sqrt{17424}=2\times 2\times 3\times 11=132$

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#### Question 13:

Find the smallest number by which 252 must be multiplied to get a perfect square. Also, find the square root of the perfect square so obtained.

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$252=2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 7$

Thus, the given number must be multiplied by 7 to get a perfect square.

New number = $252\times 7=1764$

∴$\sqrt{1764}=2\times 3\times 7=42$

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#### Question 14:

Find the smallest number by which 2925 must be divided to obtain a perfect square. Also, find the square root of the perfect square so obtained.

#### Answer:

Resolving into prime factors:

$2925=3\times 3\times 5\times 5\times 13$

13 is the smallest number by which the given number must be divided to make it a perfect square.

New number = $2925\xf713=225$

$\sqrt{225}=3\times 5=15$

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#### Question 15:

1225 Plants are to be planted in a garden in such a way that each row contains as many plants as the number of rows. Find the number of rows and the number of plants in each row.

#### Answer:

Let the number of rows be *x*.

Therefore, the number of plants in each row is also *x.*

Total number of plants $=\left(x\times x\right)={x}^{2}=1225$

${x}^{2}=1225=5\times 5\times 7\times 7\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}x=\sqrt{1225}=5\times 7=35$

Thus, the number of rows is 35 and the number of plants in each row is 35.

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#### Question 16:

The students of a class arranged a picnic. Each student contributed as many rupees as the number of students in the class. If the total contribution is Rs 1156, find the strength of the class.

#### Answer:

Let the number of students be $x$.

Hence, the amount contributed by each student is Rs x.

Total amount contributed $=x\times x={x}^{2}=1156$

$1156=2\times 2\times 17\times 17\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}x=\sqrt{1156}=2\times 17=34$

Thus, the strength of the class is 34.

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#### Question 17:

Find the least square number which is exactly divisible by each of the numbers 6, 9, 15 and 20.

#### Answer:

The smallest number divisible by each of these numbers is their L.C.M.

L.C.M. of 6, 9, 15, 20 = 180

Resolving into prime factors:

$180=2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 5$

To make it a perfect square, we multiply it with 5.

Required number = $180\times 5=900$

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#### Question 18:

Find the least square number which is exactly divisible by each of the numbers 8, 12, 15 and 20.

#### Answer:

The smallest number divisible by each of these numbers is their L.C.M.

L.C.M. of 8, 12, 15, 20 = 120

Resolving into prime factors:

$120=2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 5$

To make this into a perfect square, we need to multiply the number with $2\times 3\times 5=30$.

Required number = $120\times 30=3600$

#### Page No 54:

#### Question 1:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{576}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{576}=24$

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#### Question 2:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{1444}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{1444}=38$

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#### Question 3:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{4489}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{4489}=67$

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#### Question 4:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{6241}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{6241}=79$

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#### Question 5:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{7056}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{7056}=84$

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#### Question 6:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{9025}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{9025}=95$

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#### Question 7:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{11449}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{11449}=107$

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#### Question 8:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{14161}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{14161}=119$

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#### Question 9:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{10404}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{10404}=102$

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#### Question 10:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{17956}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{17956}=134$

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#### Question 11:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{19600}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{19600}=140$

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#### Question 12:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{92416}$

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{92416}=304$

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#### Question 13:

Find the least number which must be subtracted from 2509 to make it a perfect square.

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

Therefore, the number that should be subtracted from the given number to make it a perfect square is 9.

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#### Question 14:

Find the least number which must be subtracted from 7581 to obtain a perfect square. Find this perfect square and its square root.

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

Therefore, the number that should be subtracted from the given number to make it a perfect square is 12.

Perfect square = 7581-12

= 7569

Its square root is 87.

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#### Question 15:

Find the least number which must be added to 6203 to obtain a perfect square. Find this perfect square and its square root.

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

Thus, to get a perfect square greater than the given number, we take the square of the next natural number of the quotient, i.e. 78.

${79}^{2}=6241$

Number that should be added to the given number to make it a perfect square $=6241-6203\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=38$

The perfect square thus obtained is 6241 and its square root is 79.

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#### Question 16:

Find the least number which must be added to 8400 to obtain a perfect square. Find this perfect square and its square root.

#### Answer:

Using the long division method:

The next natural number that is a perfect square can be obtained by squaring the next natural number of the obtained quotient, i.e. 91.

Therefore square of (91+1) = ${92}^{2}=8464$

Number that should be added to the given number to make it a perfect square $=8464-8400=64$

The perfect square thus obtained is 8464 and its square root is 92.

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#### Question 17:

Find the least number of four digits which is a perfect square. Also find the square root of the number so obtained.

#### Answer:

Smallest number of four digits $=1000$

Using the long division method:

1000 is not a perfect square.

By the long division method, the obtained square root is between 31 and 32.

Squaring the next integer (32) will give us the next perfect square.

${32}^{2}=1024$

Thus, 1024 is the smallest four digit perfect square.

Also, $\sqrt{1024}=32$

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#### Question 18:

Find the greatest number of five digits which is a perfect square. Also find the square root of the number so obtained.

#### Answer:

Greatest number of five digits $=99999$

Using the long division method:

99999 is not a perfect square.

According to the long division method, the obtained square root is between 316 and 317.

Squaring the smaller number, i.e. 316, will give us the perfect square that would be less than 99999.

${316}^{2}=99856$

99856 is the required number.

Its square root is 316.

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#### Question 19:

The area of a square field is 60025 m^{2}. A man cycles along its boundary at 18 km/h. In how much time will he return to the starting point?

#### Answer:

Area of the square field $=60025{m}^{2}$

Length of each side of the square field $=\sqrt{60025}=245m$

Perimeter of the field $=4\times 245=980m$

$=\frac{980}{1000}\mathrm{km}$

The man is cycling at a speed of 18 km/h.

$\mathrm{Time}=\frac{\mathrm{Distance}\mathrm{travelled}}{\mathrm{Speed}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{{\displaystyle \raisebox{1ex}{$980$}\!\left/ \!\raisebox{-1ex}{$1000$}\right.}}{18}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{980}{1000\times 18}\mathrm{hr}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{980\times 60\times 60}{18000}\mathrm{sec}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=98\times 2\mathrm{sec}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=196\mathrm{sec}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=3\mathrm{min}16\mathrm{sec}$

#### Page No 56:

#### Question 1:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{1.69}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{1.69}=1.3$

#### Page No 56:

#### Question 2:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{33.64}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{33.64}=5.8$

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#### Question 3:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{156.25}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{156.25}=12.5$

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#### Question 4:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{75.69}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{75.69}=8.7$

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#### Question 5:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{9.8596}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{9.8596}=3.14$

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#### Question 6:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{10.0489}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{10.0489}=3.17$

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#### Question 7:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{1.0816}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{1.0816}=1.04$

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#### Question 8:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{0.2916}$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{0.2916}=0.54$

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#### Question 9:

Evaluate $\sqrt{3}$ up to two places of decimal.

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

$\sqrt{3}=1.732\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\Rightarrow \sqrt{3}=1.73(\mathrm{correct}\mathrm{up}\mathrm{to}\mathrm{two}\mathrm{decimal}\mathrm{places})$

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#### Question 10:

Evaluate $\sqrt{2.8}$ correct up to two places of decimal.

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

$\therefore \sqrt{2.8}=1.673\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\Rightarrow \sqrt{2.8}=1.67(\mathrm{correct}\mathrm{up}\mathrm{to}\mathrm{two}\mathrm{decimal}\mathrm{places})$

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#### Question 11:

Evaluate $\sqrt{0.9}$ correct up to two places of decimal.

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

$\therefore \sqrt{0.9}=0.948\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\Rightarrow \sqrt{0.9}=0.95(\mathrm{correct}\mathrm{u}\mathrm{p}\mathrm{t}\mathrm{o}\mathrm{t}\mathrm{w}\mathrm{o}\mathrm{d}\mathrm{e}\mathrm{c}\mathrm{i}\mathrm{m}\mathrm{a}\mathrm{l}\mathrm{p}\mathrm{l}\mathrm{a}\mathrm{c}\mathrm{e}\mathrm{s})$

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#### Question 12:

Find the length of each side of a square whose area is equal to the area of a rectangle of length 13.6 metres and breadth 3.4 metres.

#### Answer:

Area of the rectangle $=(13.6\times 3.4)=46.24$ sq m

Thus, area of the square is 46.24 sq m.

Length of each side of the square $=\sqrt{46.24}$ m

Using long division method:

$\sqrt{46.24}=6.8$

Thus, the length of a side of the square is 6.8 metres.

#### Page No 58:

#### Question 1:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{\frac{16}{81}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{\frac{16}{81}}=\frac{\sqrt{16}}{\sqrt{81}}$

$\sqrt{16}=4\mathrm{and}\sqrt{81}=9$

∴ $\sqrt{\frac{16}{81}}=\frac{\sqrt{16}}{\sqrt{81}}=\frac{4}{9}$

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#### Question 2:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{\frac{64}{225}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{\frac{64}{225}}=\frac{\sqrt{64}}{\sqrt{225}}$

Using long division method:

$\sqrt{64}=8$

$\sqrt{225}=15$

$\therefore \sqrt{\frac{64}{225}}=\frac{\sqrt{64}}{\sqrt{225}}=\frac{8}{15}$

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#### Question 3:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{\frac{121}{256}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{\frac{121}{256}}=\frac{\sqrt{121}}{\sqrt{256}}$

Using division method:

$\sqrt{121}=11$

∴$\sqrt{\frac{121}{256}}=\frac{\sqrt{121}}{\sqrt{256}}=\frac{11}{16}$

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#### Question 4:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{\frac{625}{729}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{\frac{625}{729}}=\frac{\sqrt{625}}{\sqrt{729}}$

Using long division method:

$\sqrt{625}=25$

$\sqrt{729}=27$

∴$\sqrt{\frac{625}{729}}=\frac{\sqrt{625}}{\sqrt{729}}=\frac{25}{27}$

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#### Question 5:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{3\frac{13}{36}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{3\frac{13}{36}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{121}{36}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{\sqrt{121}}{\sqrt{36}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{\sqrt{11\times 11}}{\sqrt{6\times 6}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{11}{6}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=1\frac{5}{11}$

#### Page No 58:

#### Question 6:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{4\frac{73}{324}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{4\frac{73}{324}}=\sqrt{\frac{1369}{324}}=\frac{\sqrt{1369}}{\sqrt{324}}$

Using long division method:

$\sqrt{1369}=37$

$\sqrt{324}=\sqrt{2\times 2\times 9\times 9}=2\times 9=18$

∴$\sqrt{4\frac{73}{324}}=\frac{37}{18}=2\frac{1}{18}$

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#### Question 7:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{3\frac{33}{289}}$

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{3\frac{33}{289}}=\sqrt{\frac{900}{289}}=\frac{\sqrt{900}}{\sqrt{289}}$

Using long division method:

$\sqrt{289}=17$

And

$\sqrt{900}=\sqrt{2\times 2\times 5\times 5\times 3\times 3}=2\times 5\times 3=30$

∴ $\sqrt{3\frac{33}{289}}=\frac{30}{17}=1\frac{13}{17}$

#### Page No 58:

#### Question 8:

**Evaluate:**

$\frac{\sqrt{80}}{\sqrt{405}}$

#### Answer:

We have:

$\frac{\sqrt{80}}{\sqrt{405}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{80}{405}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{16}{81}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{\sqrt{16}}{\sqrt{81}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{4}{9}$

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#### Question 9:

**Evaluate:**

$\frac{\sqrt{1183}}{\sqrt{2023}}$

#### Answer:

We have:

$\frac{\sqrt{1183}}{\sqrt{2023}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{1183}{2023}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{169}{289}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{\sqrt{169}}{\sqrt{289}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{\sqrt{13\times 13}}{\sqrt{17\times 17}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{13}{17}$

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#### Question 10:

**Evaluate:**

$\sqrt{98}\times \sqrt{162}$

#### Answer:

We have:

$\sqrt{98}\times \sqrt{162}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{98\times 162}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{2\times 7\times 7\times 2\times 9\times 9}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=2\times 7\times 9\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=126$

#### Page No 58:

#### Question 1:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following numbers is not a perfect square?

(a) 7056

(b) 3969

(c) 5478

(d) 4624

#### Answer:

(c) 5478

According to the properties of squares, a number ending in 2, 3, 7 or 8 is not a perfect square.

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#### Question 2:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following numbers is not a perfect square?

(a) 1444

(b) 3136

(c) 961

(d) 2222

#### Answer:

(d) 2222

According to the property of squares, a number ending in 2, 3, 7 or 8 is not a perfect square.

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#### Question 3:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following numbers is not a perfect square?

(a) 1843

(b) 3721

(c) 1024

(d) 1296

#### Answer:

(a) 1843

According to the property of squares, a number ending in 2, 3, 7 and 8 is not a perfect square.

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#### Question 4:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following numbers is not a perfect square?

(a) 1156

(b) 4787

(c) 2704

(d) 3969

#### Answer:

(b) 4787

By the property of squares, a number ending in 2, 3,7 or 8 is not a perfect square.

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#### Question 5:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following numbers is not a perfect square?

(a) 3600

(b) 6400

(c) 81000

(d) 2500

#### Answer:

(c) 81000

According to the property of squares, a number ending in odd number of zeroes is not a perfect square.

#### Page No 58:

#### Question 6:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following cannot be the unit digit of a perfect square number?

(a) 6

(b) 1

(c) 9

(d) 8

#### Answer:

(d) 8

According to the property of squares, a perfect square cannot have 2, 3, 7 or 8 as the unit digit.

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#### Question 7:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

The square of a proper fraction is

(a) larger than the fraction

(b) smaller than the fraction

(c) equal to the fraction

(d) none of these

#### Answer:

(b) smaller than the fraction

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#### Question 8:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

If *n* is odd, then (1 + 3 + 5 + 7 +... to *n* terms) is equal to

(a) (*n*^{2} + 1)

(b) (*n*^{2} − 1)

(c) *n*^{2}

(d) (2*n*^{2} + 1)

#### Answer:

(c) ${n}^{2}$

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#### Question 9:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following is a pythagorean triplet?

(a) (2, 3, 5)

(b) (5, 7, 9)

(c) (6, 9, 11)

(d) (8, 15, 17)

#### Answer:

(d) (8,15,17)

This can be understood from the property of Pythagorean triplets. According to this property, for a natural number m, $(2m,{m}^{2}-1,{m}^{2}+1)$ is a Pythagorean triplet.

Here, m = 4

2m = 8

m^{2} - 1=15

and m^{2} + 1 = 17

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#### Question 10:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

What least number must be subtracted from 176 to make it a perfect square?

(a) 16

(b) 10

(c) 7

(d) 4

#### Answer:

(c) 7

$(176-7)=169\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\sqrt{169}=13$

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#### Question 11:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

What least number must be added to 526 to make it a perfect square?

(a) 3

(b) 2

(c) 1

(d) 6

#### Answer:

(a) 3

$526+3=529\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}529={23}^{2}$

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#### Question 12:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

What least number must be added to 15370 to make it a perfect square?

(a) 4

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 9

#### Answer:

(b) 6

$15370+6=15376\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\sqrt{15376}=124$

#### Page No 59:

#### Question 13:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

$\sqrt{0.9}=?$

(a) 0.3

(b) 0.03

(c) 0.33

(d) 0.94

#### Answer:

(d) 0.94

$\sqrt{0.9}=0.94$

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#### Question 14:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

$\sqrt{0.1}=?$

(a) 0.1

(b) 0.01

(c) 0.316

(d) none of these

#### Answer:

(c) 0.316

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{0.1}=0.316$

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#### Question 15:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

$\sqrt{0.9}\times \sqrt{1.6}=?$

(a) 0.12

(b) 1.2

(c) 0.75

(d) 12

#### Answer:

(b) 1.2

$\sqrt{0.9}\times \sqrt{1.6}=\sqrt{1.44}=1.2$

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#### Question 16:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

$\frac{\sqrt{288}}{\sqrt{128}}=?$

(a) $\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}$

(b) $\frac{3}{\sqrt{2}}$

(c) $\frac{3}{2}$

(d) 1.49

#### Answer:

(c) $\frac{3}{2}$

$\frac{\sqrt{288}}{\sqrt{128}}=\sqrt{\frac{288}{128}}=\sqrt{\frac{2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3}{2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 2}}=\sqrt{\frac{3\times 3}{2\times 2}}=\frac{\sqrt{3\times 3}}{\sqrt{2\times 2}}=\frac{3}{2}$

#### Page No 59:

#### Question 17:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

$\sqrt{2\frac{1}{4}}=?$

(a) $2\frac{1}{2}$

(b) $1\frac{1}{2}$

(c) $1\frac{1}{4}$

(d) none of these

#### Answer:

(b) $1\frac{1}{2}$

$\sqrt{2\frac{1}{4}}=\sqrt{\frac{9}{4}}=\frac{\sqrt{9}}{\sqrt{4}}=\frac{3}{2}=1\frac{1}{2}$

#### Page No 59:

#### Question 18:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following is the square of an even number?

(a) 196

(b) 441

(c) 625

(d) 529

#### Answer:

(a) 196

Square of an even number is always an even number.

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#### Question 19:

**Tick (✓) the correct answer**

Which of the following is the square of an odd number?

(a) 2116

(b) 3844

(c) 1369

(d) 2500

#### Answer:

(c) 1369

Square of an odd number is always an odd number.

#### Page No 62:

#### Question 1:

Evaluate $\sqrt{11236}.$

#### Answer:

Using long division method:

∴ $\sqrt{11236}=106$

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#### Question 2:

Find the greatest number of five digits which is a perfect square. What is the square root of this number?

#### Answer:

The greatest 5 digit number is 99999.

$316\sqrt{99999}317$

${316}^{2}=99856$

Thus, this is the greatest 5 digit number.

$\sqrt{99856}=316$

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#### Question 3:

Find the least number of four digits which is a perfect square. What is the square root of this number?

#### Answer:

The least number of 4 digits is 1000.

$31<\sqrt{100}32\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{32}^{2}=1024$

1024 is the least four digit perfect square and its square root is 32.

#### Page No 62:

#### Question 4:

Evaluate $\sqrt{0.2809}.$

#### Answer:

∴ $\sqrt{0.2809}=0.53$

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#### Question 5:

Evaluate $\sqrt{3}$ correct up to two places of decimal.

#### Answer:

$\sqrt{3}=1.732\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Therefore},\mathrm{the}\mathrm{value}\mathrm{of}\sqrt{3}\mathrm{up}\mathrm{to}\mathrm{two}\mathrm{places}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{decimal}\mathrm{is}1.73.$

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#### Question 6:

Evaluate $\frac{\sqrt{48}}{\sqrt{243}}.$

#### Answer:

$\frac{\sqrt{48}}{\sqrt{243}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{48}{243}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\sqrt{\frac{2\times 2\times 2\times 2\times 3}{3\times 3\times 3\times 3\times 3}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{\sqrt{2\times 2\times 2\times 2}}{\sqrt{3\times 3\times 3\times 3}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{2\times 2}{3\times 3}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=\frac{4}{9}$

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#### Question 7:

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Which of the following numbers is not a perfect square?

(a) 529

(b) 961

(c) 1024

(d) 1222

#### Answer:

(d) 1222

A number ending in 2, 3, 7 or 8 is not a perfect square.

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#### Question 8:

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$\sqrt{2\frac{1}{4}}=?$

(a) $2\frac{1}{2}$

(b) $1\frac{1}{4}$

(c) $1\frac{1}{2}$

(d) none of these

#### Answer:

(c) $1\frac{1}{2}$

$\sqrt{2\frac{1}{4}}=\sqrt{\frac{9}{4}}=\frac{\sqrt{9}}{\sqrt{4}}=\frac{\sqrt{3\times 3}}{\sqrt{2\times 2}}=\frac{3}{2}=1\frac{1}{2}$

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#### Question 9:

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Which of the following is the square of an even number?

(a) 529

(b) 961

(c) 1764

(d) 2809

#### Answer:

(c) 1764

The square of an even number is always even.

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#### Question 10:

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What least number must be added to 521 to make it a perfect square?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 8

#### Answer:

(d) 8

$521+8=529\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\sqrt{529}=23$

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#### Question 11:

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What least number must be subtracted from 178 to make it a perfect square?

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 9

(d) 7

#### Answer:

(c) 9

$178-9=169\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\sqrt{169}=13$

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#### Question 12:

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$\sqrt{72}\times \sqrt{98}=?$

(a) 42

(b) 84

(c) 64

(d) 74

#### Answer:

(b) 84

$\sqrt{72}\times \sqrt{98}=\sqrt{2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3}\times \sqrt{2\times 7\times 7}=\sqrt{2\times 2\times 2\times 3\times 3\times 2\times 7\times 7}=2\times 2\times 3\times 7=84$

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#### Question 13:

**Fill in the blanks.**

(i) 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 + 13 = (.........)^{2}.

(ii) $\sqrt{1681}=.........$

(iii) The smallest square number exactly divisible by 2, 4, 6 is .........

(iv) A given number is a perfect square having *n* digits, where *n* is odd. Then, its square root will have ......... digits.

#### Answer:

(i) $1+3+5+7+9+11+13=(7{)}^{2}$

(ii)

$\sqrt{1681}=41$

(iii) The smallest square number exactly divisible by 2, 4 and 6 is 36.

$\mathrm{LCM}\mathrm{of}2,4\mathrm{and}6\mathrm{is}12.\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Prime}\mathrm{factorisation}\mathrm{of}12=2\times 2\times 3\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{To}\mathrm{make}\mathrm{it}\mathrm{a}\mathrm{perfect}\mathrm{square},\mathrm{we}\mathrm{need}\mathrm{to}\mathrm{multiply}\mathrm{it}\mathrm{by}3.\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\therefore 12\times 3=36$

(iv) A given number is a perfect square having n digits, where n is odd. then, its square root will have $\left(\frac{n+1}{2}\right)$ digits.

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