Square of a Number

Square of a Number

Product of a number multiplied by itself.

Notation

The square of a number $$n$$ is noted $$n^2$$ and $$n^2$$ = $$n$$ × $$n$$.

Examples

The square of 6 is $$6^2$$ = 6 × 6 = 36.

Here is a table of the squares of the first 12 whole numbers:

 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 0 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 121