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# How to find square root by division method.

**Square root by division method :**

Following are the Steps to find square root:

- First of all Group the digits in pairs from right to left to the left of the decimal point and from right to left to the right of the decimal point.
- Then identify the largest number whose square is equal to the first pair, or less. This sum is quotient and divisor.
- Now, subtract the product and bring down the next pair.
- Repeat the above steps.

For example,

The square root of 3.5 can be found by the long division method.

Let us find the square root of 3.5 up to 2 decimals.

Therefore, the square root of 3.5 is 1.87 up to 2 decimal places.

1.87 | |

1 1 | 3.5000 1 |

28 8 | 250 224 |

367 7 | 2600 2569 |

31 |

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