**The square root of 208 is 14.4222051019.** This answer is derived by finding the number that when multiplied by itself results in 208.

The number 208 is considered an imperfect square because the square root of the number ends in a decimal point. A perfect square is the square of a whole number. For instance, the square root of 16 is 4 and 4 x 4 = 16. Sixteen is considered a perfect square because it is a whole number.

The universal symbol for the square root is called a radical. This symbol looks like a check mark with a line across the top going to the right.