# Area of a Square Calculator

Calcualte the Area of a Square.

### What is the area of a square?

The area of the square represents the amount of space inside a square, the area of a square is usually represented in square feet squared or metres squared. The area of a square is used alot in geometry. The area of a square can also be used in the real world for example with architecture. Architect calculates the area of a square to determine the amount of materials needed for a building, roof, flooring and walls. The area of a square can also be used in landscaping for working out the size of paths and gardens.

### Area of a square formula

The formula for the area of a square is A = l2. The letter “A” represents the total area of the square. The “l” represents the length of one side of the square. The “l” is then square to the power of two.

• The perimeter is four times bigger than one side of a square.
• All sides of a square are equal in length.
• A diagonal line drawn between two opposite vertices(corners) inside a square can be used to make a right angle triangle.
• Every vertice inside the square is 90 degrees.

### How many squares on a cube?

The number of squares that are on a cube is six squares, people usually say four but they forget the top and bottom of the cube.

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