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**James987****Guest**

What percent of whole numbers between 1 and 1000 inclusive are perfect squares?

**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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3.1%?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Yes, I get:

Perfect Squares: 3.1%

Perfect Numbers: 0.3%

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**alexa****Guest**

thanks that is what i got

but then i forgot to include 1000. SO would it make it 3.2%

**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Try this:

31x31=

32x32=

And what do you notice?

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**James987****Guest**

31 time 31 euals 961

and 32 times 32 equals 1024

shich is the perfect square above 1000 so its 31!

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