# What is the square root of 717

The short answer is $$\sqrt{ 717 } = 26.776855677992$$.

If that's all you're looking for, thanks for coming by. But if you're interested in the hows and whys behind square roots, continue reading and we'll tell you all about the square root of 717.

## 717 is not a perfect square

Let's look at some math

$$\LARGE \sqrt{ 717 } = 26.776855677992$$

Note that $$26.776855677992$$ is not a whole number, therefore 717 is not a perfect square.

The next perfect square greater than 717 is 729. The previous perfect square less than 717 is 676.

## Square root of 717 as an exponent

Any square root can be converted to a number with a fractional exponent. In the case of 717 the following two values are equal.

$$\LARGE \sqrt{ 717 } = 717^{^1/_2}$$

## Square root of 717 as a fraction

Since 717 is not a perfect square, sometimes we might want to get a fractional estimate of the square root value. In the case of 717 that value is $$\Large 26 \frac{87}{112}$$.

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