# math home work help

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• September 11th 2008, 04:49 AM
Mr.Green
math home work help
A physical trainer wants to arrange maximum possible number of 6000 students in a field such that the number of rows is equal to the number of columns. Find the number of rows if 71 students were left out after the arrangement.
• September 11th 2008, 06:07 AM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by Mr.Green
A physical trainer wants to arrange maximum possible number of 6000 students in a field such that the number of rows is equal to the number of columns. Find the number of rows if 71 students were left out after the arrangement.

Hint: Using a calculator I find that $\sqrt{6000 - 71} = 77$.