Given a square where the length of each side is 2cm. Find the perimeter of this square.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1

The picture below shows the square. The length of each side is 2cm.

Step 2

To calculate the perimeter, we can start with the formula for the perimeter of a square:

Step 3

Since the length of each side is given as 2cm, we can substitute L with 2. After doing so, we can calculate for P:

Step 4

Now, the calculated number, 8 only has meaning if we include the unit for it. Since the length is given in cm, the unit the perimeter will also be in cm. Hence: