Is the √2 and the second power are the same thing?

I was wondering are they the same? If not, then what is the difference between the two?

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    7 years ago

    No, they are not equal. √2 = (2)^(1/2) = 1.414.. and 2² = 2*2 = 4

  • 7 years ago

    no. exponential powers and square roots are different.

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