Here’s an example of a **SPEED MATH** shortcut for **SQUARING 2-DIGIT NUMBERS ENDING WITH 6 : (Sq) LD6d2** from the **SQUARING AND SQUARE ROOTS** category.

**When can I use this method?**

For squaring 2-digit numbers ending with 6.

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**Notes –**

- This method uses the concept (a + 1)
^{2}= a^{2}+ [(a + 1) + a], where ‘a’ is the number ending with 5, so ‘(a + 1)’ is the number ending with 6.

**Related Shortcuts –**

Squaring 2-digit Numbers ending with 1: (Sq) LD1d2

Squaring 2-digit Numbers ending with 4: (Sq) LD4d2

Squaring 2-digit Numbers ending with 9: (Sq) LD9d2

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