Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Geometry - 10.4 Area and Circumference - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 2

Answer

$s^{2}$

Work Step by Step

The area, A, of a square with one side measuring s linear units is given by the formula $s^{2}$. This makes sense, for we can find the area of a rectangle by multiplying the length of each side. Thus, the area of a square, which is a rectangle, is $s\times s$, which is equal to $s^2$.
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