Mathematics

can someone explain to me how to use "squared"? I do 2+2 and its four. but when I do 3+3 and I get 6, my brother tells me that's not squared. can you help me out?


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BettieZumbrunnen

4 years ago Comment

Yes. You've come to the right place. I can help. To "square" a number means to MULTIPLY it by itself . . . NOT add it to itself. '2' is the ONLY number that gives the same result both ways. The square of 3 is 3 times 3 = 9 . The square of 6 is (6 times 6) = 36.