Posted by **Mike** on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 9:41pm.

Hi,I need to know how to do question like this without using a calculator. Can anyone help please.

Which of the following is closest to square root of 4000

A)40 B) 60 C) 200 D) 2000

I know the answer is B , but I did it on the calculator. Can someone show me how to get the answer by not using calculator.... Thanks a lot

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 9:50pm
Multiply the first digit by itself and add the appropriate zeros

40 * 40 = 1600 (4 * 4 + 00)

60 * 60 = 3600

200 * 200 = 40,000

2,000 * 2,000 = 4,000,000

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