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why is area squared?

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  1. anonymous
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    You mean why do we use square units like square inches, square feet, square meters, etc. to describe area?

  2. NY,NY
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    umm like when u find the area of a shape, u always square it

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    ...

  4. anonymous
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    Well you typically don't square things when you find the area of a rectangle, triangle, or trapezoid. Those are b*h, 1/2*b*h, and 1/2*h*(b1 + b2) respectively... the only basic ones I'm familiar with that you square for are squares and circles. The reason we square to find areas of squares is simple: We're taking the length of one side and replicating that length across the same length in another dimension. A circle, you are essentially finding the number of "squares" inside it. I guess I'm not quite sure what you're looking for with this question...

  5. NY,NY
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    dont worry, you got it but wait i dont get it

  6. NY,NY
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    oh! i just got the answer from the internet! thx for ur support though it is becuase you're multipling two things:base and height & lenght and width Volume is the product of three lengths (L × width × ht) = Volume³

  7. NY,NY
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    i mean OR lenght and width

  8. NY,NY
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    not &

  9. NY,NY
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    bye!

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