A square root is written with a **radical symbol √** and the number or expression inside the radical symbol, below denoted a, is called the radicand. To indicate that we want both the positive and the negative square root of a radicand we put the symbol ± (read as plus minus) in front of the root.

## How do you type a square root on a Chromebook?

Hold down the “Alt” key and, at the same time, **type in the number “251” on the number keypad**. This will produce the square root symbol shown as “√.”

## How do you type square root in Ascii?

**Press and hold down the Alt key**. Press the + (plus) key on the numeric keypad. Type the hexidecimal unicode value (221A). Release the Alt key.

### How do you write square root in Outlook?

- Press +<=> (where ever you want to insert square root, you will get equation box, and then) .
- 2.To insert Square root symbol (√) in Word, type 221A and then press Alt+X to convert the alt code into a square root symbol.
- Go to Insert.
- press Alt+ equalto Then type /sqrt.
- Click on Insert from the top menu.

### What does this sign mean √?

√ is the symbol for **square root**. A square root is the number that, when multiplied by itself, gives the original number. For example, the square root of 4 is 2, because 2 x 2 = 4. The square root of 9 is 3, because 3 x 3 = 9.

### How do I insert a square symbol in an email?

Shift+Left Arrow to select the 2. Click the Superscript button on the Ribbon or use **Command+Shift+=** Press Right Arrow then resume typing.

### How do you make a squared symbol in an email?

Step : 11 The combination of Ctrl, Shift, and + key will toggle the cursor between superscript and normal script. Step : 12 If it is difficult, press and hold the Alt key. Step : 13 **Type ‘0178’ and release the Alt key** to enter squared in the Outlook mail.

### How do you type square root on a Dell laptop?

Hold down the “Alt” key and, at the same time, **type in the number “251” on the number keypad**. This will produce the square root symbol shown as “√.”

### How do you write square root in Word?

**Microsoft Word offers a pre-defined shortcut key for popular symbols such as square root.**

- Type 221a or 221A (does not matter, uppercase or lowercase), immediately after that press Alt+X to insert the square root symbol: √
- Type 221b or 221B, and press Alt+X to insert the cube root symbol: ∛

### How do I type a square root symbol in Windows 10?

Open the document in which you want to insert the square root symbol. You can use this method in any Windows app that allows typing, including your web browser. Click the location where you want to insert the symbol. **Press and hold Alt and type 2 , then 5 , and then 1 .**

### How do you type a square root of 3?

Square root

Type SQRT. For example, to enter the square root of 3, **type “sqrt(3)**.” (For cube roots and other non-square roots, see Fractional exponents.)

### How do you make symbols on a Chromebook keyboard?

1) **Press and hold “CTRL + Shift,” followed by a prompt press of the “U” key on your keyboard**. This will make a certain “u” appear but with a distinct underline. 2) Right after that, you will type in a set of digits and letters representing a character.

### How do you type a radical on a keyboard?

- Place your cursor in the place on your page where you want the radical sign.
- Hold down the “ALT” key.
- Type 251.
- Release the “ALT” key to insert a radical sign.

### How do you write squared on a Mac keyboard?

The characters menu that is activated with **“ctrl+cmd+space”** allows access to a “superscript 2” or square root symbol (²). Check if the “Digits — All” category isn’t in the left-hand column, click the gear icon, then select this category — adding it to the list.

### How do you type the squared symbol on Windows?

Try **holding down one of the Alt keys and typing 0178 on the NumPad (with NumLock ON) then releasing the Alt key for** the ² (i.e. squared) symbol. Cubed (e.g. ³) is Alt+0179 and there are a host of others (both supersript and subscript) within the Unicode character set starting around the U+2070 area.