# A simple Shortcut to find square of a 2 digit number

Learn the trick for finding the square of a 2 digit number quickly and easily. If you are thinking to attempt any competitive exams these tricks are useful. Actual multiplication method cannot be done if you want to find the square of a 2 digit number in competitive exams. As we know Time is very very important in competitive exams so learn the shortcut methods. Now With the help of shortcuts, you can easily find the square of a 2 digit number within seconds. Not only for the sake of competitive exams generally learning shortcuts is good. In so many occasions especially in school, we will face some situations where we need to find the value of the square of a 2 digit number. Anyone can find 2 digit number square but how much fast you are calculating matters a lot. So learn and remember the trick of finding the value of two digit number square.

## Steps in Shortcut method for finding the square of a 2 digit number:

Let us take one example and find the value of the square of a 2 digit number.

Example 1:

Find the square of the two digit number 47.

Follow the below steps for finding the square of 47.

In between 4 and 7 draw a line as shown in the figure. Write 4 square value and 7 square values below 4 and 7 as shown below. Now leaving the last digit draw a line as shown below. Multiply 4 and 7 and the result is 28.

Now 2 times the result of the product of 4 and 7 i.e. 56 must be written below 164 as shown below.  Therefore the square of the two digit number 47 is 2209

Example 2:

Find the square of the number 96.

We need to write 96 as 9 and 6 separately, separated by a line as shown below. Write 9 square and 6 square values below 9 and 6 as shown below. Then leaving the last digit draw a line as shown below. Multiply the numbers 9 and 6, and the result is 54.

2 times of the number 54 is 108. So write 108 below 813 as shown in the figure. Now finally add and get the result of 96 square. Therefore the square of the two digit number 96 is 9216.

So I hope the above method for finding the square of a 2 digit number will be helpful for all the students. Still, some other methods are also there for finding the value of the square of two digit number that will be discussed later. 0 Followers

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There’s a mistake in the result of the second example
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Manjeet

n =12, n^2 =144 