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## What is the square root symbol on keyboard?

Insert Square root symbol in Word (Quick Help)

Name | Square root |
---|---|

Symbol | √ |

Alt Code | 251 |

Alt code Shortcut | Alt+251 |

Shortcut (for Word) | 221A, Alt+X |

## How do you type a square root symbol in Word?

Microsoft Word offers a pre-defined shortcut key for popular symbols such as square root.

- Type 221a or 221A (does not matter, uppercase or lowercase), immediately after that press Alt+X to insert the square root symbol: √
- Type 221b or 221B, and press Alt+X to insert the cube root symbol: ∛

## Why is it called a square root?

The idea of the square root existed in Egypt and the technical term for it was Knbt, literally “corner” or “angle.” Peet has the explanation for that, that the length of each of the two sides of a square containing any corner of it was its square root.

## How do you insert a square in Word?

Use these steps to make a square in Microsoft Word.

- Open your Word document.
- Click where you want the square to appear.
- Select the “ Insert ” tab at the top of the window.
- Click the “Shapes” button.
- Select one of the rectangle options.
- Draw your square in the document.

## How do you type to the power of 3 on the keyboard?

1) Press the “Alt” key on your keyboard, and do not let go. 2) While keep press “Alt”, on your keyboard type the number “252”, which is the number of the letter or symbol “³” in ASCII table.

## What is the square of 2?

List of Perfect Squares

NUMBER | SQUARE | SQUARE ROOT |
---|---|---|

2 | 4 | 1.414 |

3 | 9 | 1.732 |

4 | 16 | 2.000 |

5 | 25 | 2.236 |