The square number immediately after 16 is 25.

# Algebra - Square Numbers

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While studying Algebra in your Math classes, you will learn that a square number is the result of multiplying a number by itself. As an example 52 means 5 x 5.

See how much you remember from your lessons by playing the following quiz.

1.
What is the missing square number in the sequence 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, ......., 81?
56
60
64
68
64 is 8 x 8; on one side it has 7 x 7 (49) and on the other side it has 9 x 9 (81)
2.
What is 12?
0
1
2
3
1 x 1 = 1
3.
The roof of a rabbit hutch is completely tiled. There are 7 tiles across and 7 tiles down. How many tiles are there altogether?
14
28
42
49
Can you see why the number of tiles might be referred to as 72?
4.
How would you refer to 32?
Large 3, little 2
3, superscript 2
3 multiplied by 2
3 squared
You might say '3 to the power of 2' but it is more usual to say '3 squared'
5.
What number is 32?
3
6
9
12
Multiply 3 by itself (3) and you get 9
6.
Is the number 13,692 a square number?
Yes
No
Only in algebra
Always, except in algebra
A square number (also called a perfect square) is a positive whole number that is formed by multiplying a whole number with itself. For example, 16 = 4 x 4; 1 = 1 x 1; 1,681 = 41 x 41, and so on
7.
What is the next square number after 9?
12
14
16
18
3 x 3 is 9; 4 x 4 is 16
8.
What is 02?
0
2
4
8
No matter how many times you multiply 0 x 0 it will still be 0!
9.
A patch of garden is 10 meters x 10 meters. What is its area expressed in square meters?
210
102
2 x 10
10 x 2
10.
What is the square number that comes immediately before 36?
10
15
20
25
6 x 6 is 36; 5 x 5 is 25
Author:  Frank Evans