Happy Square Root Day
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. Quick review: the square root of nine? That would be three. So March 3rd, 2009 is Square Root Day. It only happens about nine times a century. Math mavens are searching for the best way to celebrate. A teacher in California is planning a contest. One proposed event: cutting root vegetables into squares. I'm not sure. The winner receives $339.
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