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

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Example Question #31 : 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 is the number you will use. The best answer is:

Example Question #32 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

Example Question #33 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

Find the area of a square with a side having a length of 9 inches.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

We know the square has a side of length 9 inches.  We also know a square has 4 equal sides.  So all sides are the same.  Knowing this, we can substitute into the equation.  We get

Example Question #34 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

Find the area of a square with a length of 6in. 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

Now, we know the length of the square is 6in.  Because it is a square, we know that all sides are equal and all sides have the same length.  Therefore, the width is also 6in.  Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

Example Question #35 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

Find the area of a square with a base of length 3 feet.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

where l is the length and w is the width.  

 

We know the square has a base of length 3 feet.  Because it is a square, we know that all sides are equal.  This means that all sides have the same length.  Therefore, the width is also 3 feet.  Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

Example Question #1191 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

Find the area of a square with a base of length 3 feet.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

Now, we know the base, or length, of the square is 3 feet.  Because it is a square, we know that all sides are equal.  Therefore, the width is also 3 feet.  Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

Example Question #1192 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

Find the area of square that has a width of 11cm.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

Now, we know the width of the square is 11cm.  Because it is a square, we know that all sides are equal, which means all sides are 11cm.  Therefore, the length is also 11cm.  Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

Example Question #1193 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

Find the area of a square with a width of 8in.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

Now, we know the width of the square is 8in.  Because it is a square, all sides are equal.  This means all sides are 8in.  Therefore, the length is 8in.  Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

Example Question #31 : How To Find The Area Of A Square

Use the following square to answer the question:

Square1

Find the area.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

Now, let's look at the square.

Square1

We can see that the length is 5cm.  Because it is a square, we know that all sides are equal.  Therefore, the width is also 5cm. 

Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

Example Question #1195 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Mathematics Achievement

Use the following square to answer the question:

Square2

Find the area.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

 

Now, given the square

Square2

we can see the length is 14cm.  Because it is a square, all sides are equal.  Therefore, the width is also 14cm. 

Knowing this, we can substitute into the formula.  We get

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