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Question from jim, a parent:

how many sq. ft in 2 1/2 ft x 2 1/2 ft

Hi Jim,

To find the area of a rectangle or a square you multiply the length and the width. Your square is 2.5 feet by 2.5 feet so the area is 2.5 × 2.5 = 6.25 square feet.


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