## Finding Square root using prime factorization method

Procedure to find square root using prime factorization method Write the prime factors of the given number Make pairs of the equal factors Write one factor corresponding to each pair Multiply the obtained factors Q.1 Find the square root of 256 using the prime factorization method. Solution: 256=2×2×2×2×2×2×2×2 Make pairs 256=2×2×2×2×2×2×2×2 √256=√2×2×2×2×2×2×2×2 √256=2×2×2×2 √256=16 Q.2 … Read more