# What does the saying 'be there or be square' mean?

don't be a square u know be there

It is the 50;s and 60;s version of Nerd. Square coming from square peg in a round hole, in other words it does not fit in.

### Is a square root a real root of an algebraic expression?

The answer depends on what you mean by a "real root". A root does not have to mean the bit of a plant that is usually underground finding nutrients. A root can also mean the origin or basis. For example, roots of words, or a person's cultural or ethnic roots. A square root is the starting point from which the squared value is reached. So, in saying that the square root of 36 is 6…