Square in Math: Definition & Overview


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What is the value of (-4)^2 ?

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1. What is the area of a square with one side measuring 3.7 inches long?

2. Which statement about square is NOT correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Squares in math are important to be familiar with in various types of problems, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of their mathematical principles and let you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various aspects of squares in math, including:

  • Finding values by squaring
  • Calculating the area of squares
  • Rules of squares
  • The mathematical formula of a^2+b^2=c^2

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the application of squares in math
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the principles of squares
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mathematical formulas

Additional Learning

To learn more about the application of squares in mathematics, review the accompanying lesson titled Squares in Math: Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the Pythagorean Theorem and the application of squares in geometry
  • Understand what a square means in mathematics
  • Know how to find the area of squares and find value by squaring
  • Express the relationship between the three sides of a right triangle