# Square Calculator

Calculation of the square of a **number** is one of the most **common** tasks for mathematics **students**. Being a student, you will need to find it for solving **simple** numerical problems or geometrical **problems**, or calculations. No doubt, it is simple but in the case when you have **smaller** numbers to deal with.

To deal with larger numbers and find the **square**, you can **use** this **square calculator**. This online tool has been programmed to **show** you a square of any number within a single blink of an eye. **Yes**, you can find the square of any **number** with the help of this maths calculator. Read on till the end to learn **about** this calculator and manual method to find the **square **of a number.

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## What is a square in Mathematics?

In Mathematics, the square is the **number** that comes when a number is multiplied by itself. **Simply**, when a number is multiplied by **itself**, the resultant is called the square of that number. **For example**, the square of **3** is **9** because it comes when **3** is multiplied by itself.

To show the square of a number **generally**, we write two as the **exponent** of that number or alphabet. If you want to write the square of “**x**”, we have to write it as “**x2**”. Similarly, we can **write** the square of a number in an exponent **form** like this.

### How to find the square of a number?

As mentioned **earlier**, the square of a **number** is when it is multiplied by itself. So, you can find a square of a number by multiplying it **two times**. Here is a solved example for your **better** understanding.

**Example 1:**

Find a square of 12.

**Solution:**

We have to multiply 12 by itself to find its square.

12^{2}= 12 x 12

= 144

### How to use the square calculator?

Using this tool by Calculator’s Bag isn’t difficult. You have to follow these steps only to find the square of any number using this online calculator.

**Step 1: **Enter the number in the first input box

**Step 2: **It will show you the square in the second box automatically.

### FAQ | Square Calculator

**Can the square calculator be used for rectangles?**

No, the square calculator can’t be used for rectangles because a rectangle has two lengths of different measures.

**How accurate is the square calculator?**

This square calculator is 100% accurate and you can use it for finding square of any number.

**Can the square calculator handle complex or fractional measurements?**

Yes, this calculator can handle complex terms but not fractional terms.

**What are the applications of the square calculator? **

Using this square calculator, you can find the square of any number. Also, you can find the area of a square because it comes out when the length of a side is multiplied by itself

**What is the easiest way to find squares? **

The easiest way to find a square is by multiplying the number by itself.

**What is the square of 8? **

The square of 8 is 64.

**What is the square of 1? **

The square of 1 will remain 1 because when 1 is multiplied by 1, it gives 1 as the answer.