Geometry: Area of a Square
This is a free lesson from our course in Geometry 
 
   
In this lesson, we will look at the formula used to calculate the area of a square . You will learn it with the help of some examples and practice questions with solution, using multimedia explanations by the instructor.
The area of a square can be obtained by multiplying the lengths of the two sides. Since the lengths of the sides are the same in a square, you square the length of the side to get the area. In other words the area of a square can be determined by multiplying the base times itself. (More text below video...)
<h2> Area of a Square - Watch video (Geometry)</h2> <p> area, square, area of square, video, side of square, formula example, geometry, sides, geometry help, solution, practice questions, quizzes.</p> <p> The area of a square can be obtained by multiplying the lengths of the two sides. If the side of the square is ‘s’, then Area = s × s = s<sup>2</sup>.</p>
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Area of a Rectangle
Area of a Triangle - Areas of Polygons and Circles
Area of a Rhombus
Area of a Parallelogram
Area of a Trapezoid
Area of a Circle
Effect of dimension changes on Area
Real World Applications - Area of Polygons and Circles
(Continued from above) If the side of the square is 's', then Area = s x s = s2. For example, the area of a square field with side 50 m is 2500 m2. If the area of a square is known, then its side can be calculated by:side of square = Area of square. For example, if the area of a square field is 625 m2, then its side is 625 = 25 m.
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