MATH 8 Squares and Square Roots Notes

Forexamplethesquareof5is525x525 52isreadasfivesquared

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Unformatted text preview: if 24, 36 and 81 are perfect squares: Find the square of a number: The square of a number is the number multiplied _______________. For example, the square of 5 is 52 = 5 X 5 = 25. 52 is read as five squared. Determine the square root of a perfect square: A ___________________________ is a number that when multiplied by itself equals a given value. Ex 2: The square root of 36 is 6 because 6 X 6 = 36. Written as √36 6. is the square root symbol. Ex 3: Determine the square root of 144: Method 1: Inspection: Method 2: Guess a...
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