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# 5 Squared

5 squared, (5)2, is the number you get when multiplying 5 times 5.

It can also be looked at as exponentiation involving the base 5 and the exponent 2.

The term is usually pronounced five times five or five squared.

The square of 5 is a perfect square because the number is the product of the two equal integers 5.

It can be written as 5 × 5 or in exponential form.

Read on to learn everything about the number five squared, including useful identities.

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(5)2 = 25
5 × 5 = 25

The inverse operation of squaring five is extracting the square root of 5, explained here.

In the next section we elaborate on what is 5 squared and there you can also find our calculator.

## What is 5 Squared?

A square is a flat shape with four equal sides; every angle is 90°.

Hence, a square with side length 5 has an area of 25.

5 squared equals the sum of the first 5 odd numbers:

In addition, the number can be calculated from 4 squared using the following identity:

n2 = (n − 1)2 + (n − 1) + n = (n − 1)2 + (2n − 1)
(5)2 = 42 + 4 + 5 = 42 + 9 = 25

It can be also be computed from 4 squared with this identity:

n2 = 2 x (n − 1)2 − (n − 2)2 + 2
(5)2 = 2 x 42 – 32 + 2 = 2 x 16 – 9 + 2 = 25

The difference between the perfect square of 5 and its predecessor, 4, can be calculated with the identity n2 − (n − 1)2 = 2n − 1:

2 x 5 – 1 = 9 = (5)2 – 42 = 25 – 16 = 9

5 is odd, and the square numbers of odd numbers are also odd: (2n + 1)2 = 4 × (n2 + n) + 1.

Squares of odd numbers like 5 are of the form 8n + 1, because (2n + 1)2 = 4n × (n + 1) + 1;
n × (n + 1) is an even number.

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### What is the Square of 5?

The square of 5 is 25.

### How do you Write 5 Squared?

5 squared can be written as (5)2 (a small 2 is placed to the top right of 5) or 5^2.

### Is There a Square Root of 5?

Yes, the square roots of 5 are ±2.2360679775.

### What is the Perfect Square of 5?

The perfect square of 5 is 5 × 5 = 25.

### How Do You Square 5?

You square 5 by multiplying 5 by itself.

### Is 5 a Square Number?

No, 5 is the square of the irrational number 2.2360679775.

### What is the Square of Negative 5?

The square of negative 5 is 25.

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The following table contains the squares of numbers close to 5.

NumberSquare
00
11
24
39
416
525
636
749
864
981
10100

## Five Squared

By reading so far you know all about squaring the number 5 and calculating it using recursive methods, or as sum, product or by exponentiation.

5 squared is equivalent to 25.

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## Conclusion

To sum up,

5 squared = 5 × 5 = (5)2 = 25.

The exponentiation form is mostly used to denote five squared.

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