Square and Square Root Examples

These lessons, with videos, examples, and solutions, help Grade 6 students learn about squares and square roots.

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What are Squares and Square Roots?
The square of a number means to multiply the number by itself. In exponent form, it will have an exponent of 2.
For example, the square of 4 is 42 = 4 × 4 = 16.

The opposite of squaring a number is finding the square root. Since 42 = 16, the square root of 16 is 4.

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