# How do you find the square root of 25?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 25, 2017

#### Explanation:

A square root of a number

In the case of

Note that

#(-5)^2 = (-5)xx(-5) = 25#

"The" square root usually refers to the positive square root, sometimes known as the principal square root.

In symbols, we write:

#sqrt(25) = 5#

Note that