HTML | Meaning | |
---|---|---|

√ |
`√` `√` `U+221A` |
Square Root SymbolThe Square Root Symbol, denoted as √, represents the square root of a given number. |

∛ |
`∛` `U+221B` |
Cube Root SymbolRepresents the cube root of a given number. |

∜ |
`∜` `U+221C` |
Fourth Root SymbolRepresents the fourth root of a given number. |

² |
`²` `²` `U+B2` |
Square SymbolRepresents the square of a number. |

³ |
`³` `³` `U+B3` |
Cube SymbolRepresents the cube of a number. |

⁴ |
`⁴` `U+2074` |
Fourth Power SymbolRepresents the fourth power of a number. |

± |
`±` `±` `U+B1` |
Plus-Minus SymbolRepresents both the positive and negative square roots of a number. |

### What is the Radical Symbol?

The Radical Symbol is used to indicate the square root or n-th root of a number. It comes in various forms like √ for square root, ∛ for cube root, and ∜ for fourth root. These symbols are fundamental concepts in algebra, calculus, and various other mathematical fields.

### Variants of the Radical Symbol

The Radical Symbol comes in various forms for different roots, such as square root (√), cube root (∛), and fourth root (∜). Note that the square root symbol (√) does not require a superscript 2, while other root symbols like ∛ and ∜ do require their respective superscripts (³, ⁴) for clarity.

### Applications of the Radical Symbol in Various Fields

The Radical Symbol has applications in multiple disciplines:

**Mathematics:**Extensively used in algebra, calculus, and trigonometry.**Computer Science:**Used in algorithms for calculating distances and various optimization problems.**Engineering:**Employed in calculating various physical quantities like stress and strain.**Physics:**Used in equations involving energy, motion, and waves.

### How to Type the Radical Symbol Using Keyboard Shortcuts, Alt Codes, and LaTeX

**Windows:**Hold down the`Alt`key and type`251`

on the numeric keypad for √, then release the`Alt`key.**Mac:**Press`Option`+`v`for √.**Linux:**Press`Ctrl`+`Shift`+`u`, then type`221A`

and press`Enter`for √.**HTML:**Use the named entity`√`

or the numeric entity`√`

for √.**LaTeX:**To type the square root in LaTeX, use the command`\sqrt{}`

for square roots and`\sqrt[n]{}`

for n-th roots.