ISEE Lower Level Math : How to find the area of a square

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Example Questions

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

If your square jewelry box has a base with an area of 36, what are the side lengths of the base?

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Explanation:

To find the area of a square, you square the side length.  To find the side length from the area, you must find the square root of the area.  So the answer is .

Example Question #221 : Quadrilaterals

There is a square courtyard in town. Each side has a length of 50 feet. Find the perimeter of the courtyard.

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Explanation:

There is a square courtyard in town. Each side has a length of 50 feet. Find the perimeter of the courtyard.

Perimeter is the distance around a shape. In this case, we have a square, which has four equal sides. To find the perimeter of a square, multiply the side length by 4.

So our answer is 200 ft

Example Question #23 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

There is a square courtyard in town. Each side has a length of 50 feet. Find the area of the courtyard.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

There is a square courtyard in town. Each side has a length of 50 feet. Find the area of the courtyard.

To find the area of a square, simply square the side length

So our answer is:

Example Question #24 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

What is the area of a square with a side length of  inches?

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Explanation:

To find the area of a square, simply multiply the side length by itself.  The best answer is:

Example Question #25 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

What is the area of a square with a side length of  inches?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a square, simply multiply the side length by itself.  The best answer is:

Example Question #26 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

What is the area of a square with a side length of  inches?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a square, simply multiply the side length by itself.  The best answer is:

Example Question #27 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

What is the area of a square with a side length of  inches?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a square, simply multiply the side length by itself.  The best answer is:

Example Question #28 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

Find the area of a square with a side having the length of 13cm.

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Explanation:

To find the area of a square, use the following formula:

where l is the length and w is the width of the square. 

 

We know squares have 4 equal sides.  We know the one side of the square is 13cm, therefore all sides are 13cm.  So, knowing this, we know the length is 13cm and the width is also 13cm.  Now, we can substitute.

Example Question #29 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

What is the area of a square with a side length of  inches?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a square, simply multiply the side length by itself.  As the side length is , that is the number you will use.  The best answer is:

 

Example Question #30 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

What is the area of a square with a side length of  inches?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a square, simply multiply the side length by itself.  As  is the side length, that's the number you will multiply by itself.  The best answer is:

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