# What is the square root of 596

The short answer is $$\sqrt{ 596 } = 24.413111231467$$.

If that's all you're looking for, thanks for coming by. But if you're interested in the hows and whys behind square roots, continue reading and we'll tell you all about the square root of 596.

## 596 is not a perfect square

Let's look at some math

$$\LARGE \sqrt{ 596 } = 24.413111231467$$

Note that $$24.413111231467$$ is not a whole number, therefore 596 is not a perfect square.

The next perfect square greater than 596 is 625. The previous perfect square less than 596 is 576.

## Square root of 596 as an exponent

Any square root can be converted to a number with a fractional exponent. In the case of 596 the following two values are equal.

$$\LARGE \sqrt{ 596 } = 596^{^1/_2}$$

## Square root of 596 as a fraction

Since 596 is not a perfect square, sometimes we might want to get a fractional estimate of the square root value. In the case of 596 that value is $$\Large 24 \frac{19}{46}$$.

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