$A=a\times a$

or

$A=a^2$

where $A$ : represents the area of the square

and $a$ –> is the length of the edge (or side) of the square

$A=a\times a$

or

$A=a^2$

where $A$ : represents the area of the square

and $a$ –> is the length of the edge (or side) of the square

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

Calculating the area of a square is one of the simplest there is and works in a similar way to the area of a rectangle.

To calculate the area of a square we must multiply one side by itself.

This is because it is as if we multiplied the length by the height, just as is done with the rectangle.

Since all sides of the square are equal we will multiply side by side, or rather, we will calculate side squared.

The formula will look like this:

$A=a\times a$

or

$A=a^2$

where $A$ -> represents the area of the square

and $a$ –> is the length of the edge (or side) of the square

**Given:**

$ABCD$ square

$AB= 4$

What is the area of the square?

**Solution:**

The side of the square measures $4$, we place it in the area calculation formula and we will obtain :

$A=4\times4$

$A=16$

The area of the square is $16~cm²$.

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Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

Remember that the area of the square is equal to the side of the square raised to the second power

The formula for the area of the square is:

$A=L^2$

We calculate the area of the square:

$A=40^2=1600$

$1600$

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

The area of the square is equal to the side of the square raised to the second power.

That is:

$A=L^2$

Since the diagram provides us with one side of the square, and in a square all sides are equal, we will solve the area of the square as follows:

$A=3^2=9$

$9$

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

The area of the square is equal to the side of the square raised to the second power.

That is:

$A=L^2$

Since the drawing gives us one side of the square, and in a square all sides are equal, we will solve the area of the square as follows:

$A=10^2=100$

$100$

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

The area of the square is equal to the side of the square raised to the second power.

That is:

$A=L^2$

Since the drawing gives us one side of the square, and in a square all sides are equal, we will solve the area of the square as follows:

$A=11^2=121$

$121$

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

The area of the square is equal to the side of the square raised to the second power.

That is:

$A=L^2$

Since the drawing gives us one side of the square, and in a square all sides are equal, we will solve the area of the square as follows:

$A=12^2=144$

$144$

Test your knowledge

Question 1

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

Question 2

Look at the square below:

What is its area?

Question 3

Look at the square below:

What is the area of the square?

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