# Square Root Calculator

Written by:
PK

On this page is a square root calculator. Enter your radicand (base of the square root) √x and we will compute the square root.

Also try our other root calculators:

## What is the Square Root of a Number?

In mathematics, the square root of a number is the number when multiplied by itself equals the radicand, or base of the radical.

\sqrt{x} =square\ root\ (or)\\(square\ root)*(square\ root)=x

In the above equations:

• x = the radicand, or the final value we'd get multiplying the square root by itself

## Using the Square Root Calculator

To use the square root calculator, merely the radicand (number under the symbol, the number you want to find the square root of). Then hit the Compute Square Root button and we'll compute the square root for you in the Square Root box. ### PK

PK started DQYDJ in 2009 to research and discuss finance and investing and help answer financial questions. He's expanded DQYDJ to build visualizations, calculators, and interactive tools.

PK is in his mid-30s and lives in New Hampshire with his wife, kids, and dog.

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