The square root of 1,225 is 35. The answer is derived by multiplying 35 by 35 which results in the number 1,225.
The number 1,225 is considered a perfect square since the number 35 can be multiplied by itself to derive a whole number. If the answer of a square root results in a fraction or decimal, it is not considered a perfect square. Square roots of imperfect squares can be harder to obtain an accurate answer without the help of a calculator. Another example of a perfect square includes the number 4 by multiplying 4 x 4 = 16. When the square root of 16 is obtain, it results in 4.