Shortcut to Square a Number Ending in 5

How to calculate squaring of numbers ending in 5 using Vedic Maths Shortcut?

Explanation

Squaring a number ends with 5 is also called as Ekadhikena Purvena (in Vedic maths) which means "By one more than the previous one". Proceed with the shortcut steps given below to square a number that ends with 5.
Squaring a number ending with 5

For example., 35 x 35
Squaring a number ending with 5 example

Step 1:
Take the first digit and add it with 1. Multiply the resultant value with the first digit.
(3 + 1) x 3 = 4 x 3 = 12
Squaring a number ending with 5 step1

Step 2: Multiply the second digits.
Here the second digit is 5, 5 x 5 = 25
Squaring a number ending with 5 step2

Step 3:
Write down the step 1 result followed by the step 2 result.
The result is 35 x 35 = 1225
Squaring a number ending with 5 step3

With further examples,
Example 1: 95 x 95
Step 1: (9 + 1) x 9 = 10 x 9 = 90
Step 2: 5 x 5 = 25
Step 3: Join the values, 95 x 95 = 9025

Example 2: 45 x 45
Step 1: (4 + 1) x 4 = 5 x 4 = 20
Step 2: 5 x 5 = 25
Step 3: Join the values, 45 x45 = 2025


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