# Squaring 50s

Squaring numbers between 50 and 59 can be very easy if you know this nice little trick.

Look at the math problem 52^{2} = ?

- Square the one's digit..
- 2
^{2}= 4. It needs to take up two digits so write down 04.

- 2
- Add 25 to the one's digit.
- 25 + 2 = 27.
- Write down 27.

**ANSWER is 2704.**

Watch the math video below for a detailed explanation!

### Practice Math Problems

- What is 54
^{2}= ? - What is 59
^{2}= ? - What is 57
^{2}= ? - What is 51
^{2}= ? - What is 55
^{2}= ? - What is 53
^{2}= ? - What is 58
^{2}= ?