May I please know whether sqrt(0) is a surd? Thank-you!

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- Nov 27th 2008, 06:08 AMmansquare root
May I please know whether sqrt(0) is a surd? Thank-you!

- Nov 27th 2008, 06:45 AMskeeter
given the definition of a "surd" ...

Surd -- from Wolfram MathWorld

I would say no. - Nov 27th 2008, 08:16 AMvincisonfire
Since $\displaystyle \mathbb Z \subset \mathbb Q' $ I would say yes but it is not exclusively a surd number.

Just like a square is also a rectangle, a parallelogram, etc.