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Thursday Code Puzzler: Compute Squares

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Thursday: the week's almost over and it's time for another code puzzler. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

Compute  Squares 

Write a function that computes the square of a number without using *, ^, or +.

Catch up on all our previous puzzlers here

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