# How to find a square root of a number?

The square root of a number is the number that we multiply by itself to get the original number.

## Answer: The square root of any number is equal to a number, which when squared gives the original number

Let's understand the square root in detail.

**Explanation:**

The square of a number can be found by multiplying a number by itself. It is the number that we multiply by itself to get the original number.

It is represented using the symbol '√ '.

It is very easy to find the square root of a number that is a perfect square. For example, 9 is a perfect square, 9 = 3 × 3. So, 3 is the square root of 9.

We can use four methods to find the square root of any number:

- Repeated Subtraction Method of Square Root
- Square Root by Prime Factorization Method
- Square Root by Estimation Method
- Square Root by Long Division Method.