Area of a Square

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Lesson Objective
In this lesson, we will learn about the area of a square.
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About This Lesson
In this lesson, we will:
  1. Learn about the formula for the area of a square.
  2. See an example on using the formula to find the square's area.
  3. See another example on using the formula to find the length of each side (edge) of the square.
The study tips and math video below will explain more.
a square

Study Tips

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Tip #1
A square has four right angles and all the sides of a square have the same length.

Now, if the length of each side is L, the area, A of the square will be:
A = L2
a square with all sides of length L

The math video below will give more explanation on this. Also, we will see some examples on how to use this formula.

Math Video

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Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on the area of a square  or pick your choice of question below.
  1. Question 1 on finding the area of a square
  2. Question 2 on finding the length of the sides of a square 
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