# What is the square root of 877

The short answer is $$\sqrt{ 877 } = 29.614185789922$$.

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 877.

## 877 is not a perfect square

Let's look at some math

$$\LARGE \sqrt{ 877 } = 29.614185789922$$

Note that $$29.614185789922$$ is not a whole number, therefore 877 is not a perfect square.

The next perfect square greater than 877 is 900. The previous perfect square less than 877 is 841.

## Square root of 877 as an exponent

Any square root can be converted to a number with a fractional exponent. In the case of 877 the following two values are equal.

$$\LARGE \sqrt{ 877 } = 877^{^1/_2}$$

## Square root of 877 as a fraction

Since 877 is not a perfect square, sometimes we might want to get a fractional estimate of the square root value. In the case of 877 that value is $$\Large 29 \frac{35}{57}$$.

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