Do you have the requirement to add a square root to your Google Docs document? then this tutorial can help you to learn the simple steps to achieve this requirement.

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**How to do square root on Google Docs**

Let’s discuss here 2 simple approaches to insert square roots in Google Docs.

- Approach-1: Using the insert menu
- Approach-2: Using the show equation toolbar option.

Follow the below steps.

- Open your Google Docs document.
- Place the cursor on the exact location on your Google Docs document where you wish to insert the square root.
- Click on the
**Insert**menu –> Select the**Equation**option.

4. Now, the equation will get added to your Google Docs document with the cursor blinking inside.

5. Then just type **\sqrt** and then press the space bar from your keyboard immediately.

Now, You can able to see the square root symbol is inserted with the cursor blinking inside.

6. Then you can type the number inside the equation box under the square root symbol.

**Approach-2: Using the show equation toolbar option.**

You can also use the show equation toolbar option to do a square root on Google Docs using the below steps.

- Open your Google Docs document.
- Click on the
**View**menu –> choose the**show equation toolbar**option.

3. Now you will see the **New equation** button.

4. You will find an equation box got inserted into your Google Docs document.

5. Click on the **Math operations** dropdown and then select the below-highlighted option.

Now, you will see the square root option got added inside the equation box with the cursor blinking inside.

Now, type the number under the square root, and you are done.

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Voila! It is so easy to do square root on Google Docs using the two simple approaches mentioned in this article. Thanks for reading this article !!!

I am Rajkishore, and I have over 14 years of experience in the Software Industry. For a long time, I have been using Google Docs, Google Drive, and Google Sheets for my document usage, and I am sharing all the tips and tricks, the challenges I have come across, and their solutions to use Google Docs for your day-to-day use. I hope you will learn from these practical Google Docs tutorials. Read more.