When Jennifer s calculator gives a decimal

When Jennifer's calculator gives a decimal approximation for radical 2 and that assumption is promptly squared, the result is 2. Yet, when that same approximation is entered by hand and then squared, the result is not exactly 2. Why do you suppose this happens?

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