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Fact or Fiction: Square root symbol mistaken for gun?

Posted at 1:48 PM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 17:49:59-05

(KGTV) - Did math students actually mistake another student's square root symbol for a picture of a gun?

Yes. It happened at Olberlin High in Louisiana.

When another student said the square root symbol looked like a gun, the student who drew it made a comment that prompted deputies to search his home.

They found nothing.