## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 52

#### Answer

Not a real number

#### Work Step by Step

$\sqrt -25$ is not a real number, because we cannot find any real number $a$ such that $a^{2}=a\times a=-25$

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