Hi, is there any way to convert a small decimal number like 1.414213562 back to its radical form like back to the square root of 2?

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- Oct 31st 2007, 11:41 PMcoopsterdudeHow can I convert a small decimal number to a radical?
Hi, is there any way to convert a small decimal number like 1.414213562 back to its radical form like back to the square root of 2?

- Nov 1st 2007, 12:31 AMCaptainBlack
This is a very vauge question, but I would suggest you try the Inverse Symbolic Calculator, which you can find here.

RonL - Nov 1st 2007, 01:02 AMticbol
Use your calculator.

If the number is the square root of something, then square the number to to transform it back to its radical form

Like, n = the number,

So, sqrt(n^2) is its radical form.

If n is cube root of something.

cuberoot(n^3) is its radical form.

etc...

You may do some rounding off if you are looking for integer inside the radical sign. - Nov 1st 2007, 07:49 AMcoopsterdude
thanks, that's exactly what I needed to know.