# What is a perfect square radicand?

Jul 6, 2015

The radicand is the value under the radical symbol. A perfect square radicand has a square root that is an exact number. Examples include 4, 16, 25, and 36.

#### Explanation:

$\sqrt{4} = 2$

$\sqrt{16} = 4$

$\sqrt{25} = 5$

$\sqrt{36} = 6$