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Let A be the set of all integers x such that x is = k2 for some integer k

Let B be the set of all integers x such that the square root of x, SQRT(x), is an integer

Give a formal proof that A = B. Remember you must prove two things: (1) if x is in A, then x is in B, AND (2) if x is in B, then x is in A

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3. Why I am so useless

I am taking an online discrete math class as a prerequisite for my major. The prof is a nice enough person, but the extent of help that he provides on questions that I have asked is "read the book". Which I have...and it didn't help me in this case. If someone could point me in the right direction of how to get this proof underway, I would appreciate it.

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# Help with a proof in my discrete math summer class

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