How do you simplify the Square root of 196?

1 Answer

Answer:

#sqrt(196) = 14# since #14^2 = 14*14 = 196#
Squaring is the opposite operation of square root.

Explanation:

Actually there are two solutions to #x^2=196#:
#14# and #-14#.

#14^2=14*14=196# and
#(-14)^2 = (-14)*(-14) = 196#

Only the positive square root is denoted by #sqrt#