Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.8 Pythagorean Theorem - 8.8 Exercises: 7

Answer

2.236

Work Step by Step

We can use a calculator to estimate the given square root. The calculator shows that $\sqrt 5=2.23607$, which rounds to $2.236$. This makes sense, given that $\sqrt 4=2$.
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