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Quick Square

A mathematical trick

A mathematical trick

Did you know that there is a quick way of squaring a two digit number which ends in 5?

Just multiply the first digit by that number plus one.... stick a 25 after your product and there's your answer .... simple ?


Q. What is 35 squared?
A. 3x4=12
.....now stick on the 25
...........the answer is 1225

Barry's Response - It even seems to work with three digit numbers (using the first two digit to make a two digit number) and plain old 5, using 0 as the first digit.

Oh the handy things we can do with math, games,conversions and tricks.

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by: Anonymous

Haha, awesome! I didn't know about that trick. I wish we got taught little tricks like that in all my math classes in college.

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