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# What is the difference between 2 centimeters and 2 centimeters squared?

Updated: 9/20/2023

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2 centimeters is just 2 centimeters, and 2 centimeters squared is 4 centimeters.

2 centimeters x 2 centimeters = 4 centimeters

squared = times 2

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Q: What is the difference between 2 centimeters and 2 centimeters squared?
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