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In a previous article, we reasoned about a method for somewhat quickly computing the squares of numbers.

In a previous article, we explored a trick for squaring numbers that end in — 5 really quickly.

So here’s a neat trick. What’s a quick way to square numbers that end in — 5 in your head?

For example, what is 25* 25? (Plug into a calculator real quick). We expect our trick to give us: 625.