When a number is multiplied by itself it is called the square of the number. It is called a square number as the number of dots or points represented by the number can be arranged in a square.
They are called square numbers.
they are called square numbers because, the numbers that are being multiplied by itself(5x5=25)would equal its' sum OR answer. These numbers would be a perfect square.
They are called real numbers. Negative square roots must be complex numbers.
Square numbers * * * * * Although "perfect square numbers" is more descriptive.
They're not. Prime numbers and square numbers are different things.
Square numbers are the result of squaring an integer. Squaring means multiplying a number by itself, and this, in turn, is called thus because of the way the area of a square is calculated.
Rational numbers whose square roots are whole numbers are themselves whole numbers. They are called square numbers, e.g. 1, 4, 9, 16, 25 and so on.
Those are all square numbers.