The below given is the Area and volume of square tutorial which helps you to find the solution to your question 'How to calculate the area (a) and volume (v) of a square'. This page provides you the definition and formulas for the area and volume of square. The 'r' and 'v' calculation are explained through the simple example problems.

Area and Volume of Square Tutorial

Square

    In geometry, a figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles is called as a Square.

Area

     The area of a square is the amount of space occupied by the square.

Formula:

Area = Side Length2
Volume

    The volume of a solid square shape(cube) is defined as the capacity of a square.

Formula:

Volume = Side Length3
Example 1:

Let us consider a problem: Find the area of square when side length is 12 cm.

Solution: Area of Square = Side Length2 On substituting the side length in the above formula, we get Area = 12×12 = 144 cm2 Hence, the area of square is 144 cm2

Example 2:

Let us consider a problem: Find the volume of cube when side length is 6 cm.

Solution: Volume of cube = Side Length3 On substituting the side length in the above formula, we get Volume = 6 × 6 × 6 = 216 cm3 Hence, the Volume of cube or solid square is 216 cm3


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