What is 8 squared?

8 squared

What is 8 squared? What does 8 squared mean? What is the answer to 8 squared? Those are the questions we tackle here!

8 squared can be written as an exponentiation where the base is 8 and the exponent is 2, like this:


When the exponent is 2 (aka squared) and the base is 8, you simply multiply 8 by 8 to get the answer. Here is the math to illustrate:

8 squared
= 82
= 8 x 8
= 64

Therefore, the answer to "What is 8 squared?" is


For future reference, note that "squared" means that the exponent is 2 regardless of what the base is. Furthermore, when you get a problem like "What is 8 squared?", just picture a square where all the sides are 8. The area of the square is the same as 8 squared.

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