41 is the sum of two consecutive squares (4^{2} + 5^{2}). The square root of 41 is an irrational number that is approximately equal to 6.40312423743. Since it does not have a finite value 41 is not a perfect square.

41 is the sum of two consecutive squares (4^{2} + 5^{2}). The square root of 41 is an irrational number that is approximately equal to 6.40312423743. Since it does not have a finite value 41 is not a perfect square.

The nearest previous perfect square is 36 and the nearest next perfect square is 49 .