# How to write squared or cube in socratic?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 19, 2015

You can write the square root by using this syntax

hashtag sqrt(something) hashtag

The end result will be

The cube root can be written using this syntax

hashtag root(n)(something) hashtag

*n* represents the root - in this case, n = 3.

You'll get

and so on.

Of course, you can have n equal anything you want

Check out the guide to writing math on Socratic, it covers a lot of symbols you can use in your answers