## Shortcut to square any number from 100-120

Base method is popularly used to find square of numbers when the numbers are close to a base.By choosing the right base you will arrive at your answer quickly.

So whenever you see 102,101,112,106 it should strike to you immediately .

Hey! this is quite close to 100 so let me take the base as 100 and see if I can get the answer soon.

Here we shall discuss the shortcut method to square any number from 100 to 120 using the base method.

**Lets go through the steps now**

**Step 1:**Take 100 as base and see how far the number is from 100.

Add the given number and its deviation.

**Lets say you need to square 102.**

Here you can notice that the number is 2 more than 100.

Adding the given number(102) and its deviation(2)

we get,

102+2=104

**Step 2:**Square the deviation(2)and place it next to the result obtained in step 1.

Squaring we get,

2^{2}=4

**Ans 10404**