If p,q are prime positive integers, P.T rootp+root q is an irrational number. Pl. give me the answer now, i have exam tomorrow.

Asked by viveksureshkumar | 18th May, 2012, 07:55: PM

Expert Answer:

Since, p is a prime number, so by a theorem, we know that root p is an irrational number.
Similarly, as q is a prime number, root q is also irrational.
Thus, root p + root q is also an irrational number.

Answered by  | 21st May, 2012, 09:30: PM

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