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Some rectangles don't have equal sides.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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This is related to the calculation of the area of a square: area = side x side = side2.


How many rectangles are in a 5 by 5 square?

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Why do mathematicians chose to measure area in squares instead of in rectangles or triangles or circles?

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Why does multiplying length times width to find the area of rectangles work only for rectangles?

For a parallelogram, the area is base x altitude. The altitude is the vertical distance between the base and the side opposite of the base. In a rectangle, which is also a rectangle, the side adjacent to the base, is equal in length to the altitude, because it is perpendicular to the base.


Area of a square verse area of a rectangle?

The formula for the area of a square is simply L2 (sometimes referred to as s2 ) where L (s) is the length of one side. The formula for the area of a rectangle is LW, where L is the length and W is the width. The formula for the area of a rectangle can be used to find the area of a square, but the formula for the area of a square cannot be used to find the area of a rectangle. This is because by definition, all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares.


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It is the longest side in a right-angled triangle. You can find it by squaring and adding together the two shorter sides and when you get the answer, find the square root of the number.


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What happens to the area of the square if its side is halved?

Then its area will only be a quater of once it was.


How do you find the volume of a square?

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What is the area of a square with perimeter of cm?

The perimeter of square is calculated by taking the length of all four sides (which are equal) and multiplying the sum by four. The area can be calculated by taking one length and squaring it. If the perimeter is 1-centimeter (cm) total, each side is .25-cm. Therefore the area after squaring the length is .0625 sq. cm.


How do you find the unknown side of a rectangle if you have the area and one side?

Divide the area by the known side.

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