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Prove that 7- root 5 is an irrational number

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Given :  7 − √5 

LET US ASSUME THAT 7 − √5 IS RATIONAL NUMBER 

∴ 7 − √5 = a/b (a,b ∈ z , where b ≠ 0) 

−√5 = a/b − 7 

√5 = 7 − a/b

IF a,b ARE INTEGERS THEN 7 − a/b IS RATIONAL NUMBER. 

SO √5 IS ALSO A RATIONAL NUMBER. 

BUT THIS CONTRADICTS THE FACT THAT √2 IS IRRATIONAL. 

∴ WE CONCLUDE THAT 7 − √5 IS IRRATIONAL NUMBER.

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