Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.4 The Irrational Numbers - Exercise Set 5.4 - Page 299: 99


False. $\sqrt9+\sqrt{16}=7$

Work Step by Step

The given statement is false since: \begin{align*} \sqrt9+\sqrt{16}&=3+4\\ &=7 \end{align*} The correct statement is: $$\sqrt9+\sqrt{16}=7$$
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