Kriste D.

asked • 09/19/12

How do you find the square root of 80

How do you find the square root of any number?

3 Answers By Expert Tutors


Margaret B. answered • 09/19/12

New to Wyzant

California Certified K-6 General, K-12 Math and Science Teacher

Margaret B.

Brilliantly simple.  Whether or not you can leave it as something like:

4 * sq rt (5)

depends upon why you want to find the square root in the first place.  But it generally helps if you can simplify first.  Thanks for pointing this out.



Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.


Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.