Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 3.20 Word Problems On Square Roots - III
Example:
Find the least positive whole number that should be subtracted from 119 to make it a perfect square number. Solution:
119 lies between the two perfect squares 10^{2} and 11^{2}.
119 lies between the two perfect squares numbers 100 and 121.
119 - 100 = 19
Therefore the least positive whole number that should be subtracted from 119 to make it a perfect square is 19. Solution: 19 Directions: Answer the following questions. Write five more examples of your own.