To calculate the square root of any number, estimate by using the closest perfect square, and divide the number for which you want the square root by the root of that perfect square. Average the result with that perfect ... More » Math Exponents

A square root is the result of "unsquaring" a number, or the reversal of the process of squaring. The root is, as its name implies, a squared number reduced to its most basic form. More » Math Algebra

The numerical value of the square root of 11 is approximately 3.317, although the exact number has many more decimal places. Because 11 is a prime number, the square root of 11 cannot be written in a simplified form by f... More » Math Exponents

Find the square root by finding the number that, when multiplied by itself, gives you the root number. For root numbers that are not perfect squares, there is a separate process to finding the square root. More » Math Exponents

The square root of 1 is 1, just as the square of 1 is 1. The square root of a number finds a result that, when multiplied by itself, equals the original number. More » Math Exponents

The square root of 28 is 5.29, rounded to two decimal places, as 28 is not a perfect square. The square root of a perfect square is a whole number and not a decimal or fraction. The square root of 25 is 5, as 25 is a per... More » Math Exponents

To find a number's square root, determine which two perfect squares the number lies between and estimate a fraction between those two perfect square roots. If it is a perfect square itself the square root can be arrived ... More »