Find the least number that must be added to 1300 so as to get a perfect square. Also, find the square root of the perfect square so obtained.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 19th Feb, 2014, 01:30: PM

Expert Answer:

We find by long division method.

 

The remainder is 4.This shows that  

Next perfect square number is  

Hence, the number to be added is,

 

The new number is 1300 + 69 = 1369 and its square root is 37.

Answered by  | 19th Feb, 2014, 03:30: PM