# Thread: How can I convert a small decimal number to a radical?

1. ## How 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?

2. Originally Posted by coopsterdude
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?
This is a very vauge question, but I would suggest you try the Inverse Symbolic Calculator, which you can find here.

RonL

3. Originally Posted by coopsterdude
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?

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.