1. ## Square It?

87 square it

I don't understand the sum what is it asking me to do?

kind Regards Scott

2. Originally Posted by scott20772
87 square it

I don't understand the sum what is it asking me to do?

kind Regards Scott
we square a number by raising it to the second power. so they want you to find $87^2$. that is the same as multiplying 87 by itself.

So, $87^2 = 87 \cdot 87 = \cdots$ ?