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    May I please know whether sqrt(0) is a surd? Thank-you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by man View Post
    May I please know whether sqrt(0) is a surd? Thank-you!
    given the definition of a "surd" ...

    Surd -- from Wolfram MathWorld

    I would say no.
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    Since  \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.
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