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PAGE: 526SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 37
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The expression is .

The perfect square less than 40 is 36.

The perfect square greater than 40 is 49.

The compound inequality is .

                (Identify perfect squares closest to 40)

      (Take positive square root of each side)

        (Write 36 as and 49 as )

                  (Cancel squares and roots)

36 is closer to 40 than to 49, so the nearest integer, .

The square root to the nearest integer is 6.


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