GRE Math : How to find the common factors of squares

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Example Question #591 : Gre Quantitative Reasoning

Find the square root of .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To simplify, we must try to find factors which are perfect squares. In this case 4 is a factor of 164 and is also a perfect square.

To find the square root of , use the following steps:

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Common Factors Of Squares

Reduce. 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Use the following arithmetic steps to reduce .

To simplify, we must try to find factors which are perfect squares. In this case 64 is a factor of 192 and is also a perfect square.

Note  and  are both factors of , however only  can be reduced.


Example Question #11 : Basic Squaring / Square Roots

Reduce.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To reduce this expression, first find factors of , then reduce. 

To simplify, we must try to find factors which are perfect squares. In this case 16 is a factor of 368 and is also a perfect square.

The solution is:

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Common Factors Of Squares

Find the square root of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To reduce this expression, first find factors of , then reduce. 

To simplify, we must try to find factors which are perfect squares. In this case 16 is a factor of 416 and is also a perfect square.

The solution is:

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