|AREA = 5 X 5 = 25 square inches|
The symbol for a square root is
So if 22 = 4, then
Pronounced "the square root of 4 is 2".
See if you can fill in this table:
You can compute square roots by using the key on your calculator. Just enter your number, then hit and PRESTO!! you have your number's square root. This is especially useful for finding the square roots of decimals.
Try this : find the square root of 3.24 using your calculator.