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Question from Danny, a parent:

Is it possible to use a circumference measurement to find the area of a square when all 4 corners have a 1.75" radius?

Hi Danny,

Since each side of a square has the same length, if you know the circumference (perimeter) then the length of each side is one-quarter of the circumference. The area of the square is then (side length) × (side length).

I don't know what you mean by "all 4 corners have a 1.75" radius".


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