CCSS Math: 6.EE.A.1
Learn how to square basic numbers and make a connection between squaring and the area of a square.
Let's start by taking a look at an example evaluating 3\blueD3 squared:
32=3×3=9\large\blueD3^2 = \blueD3 \times \blueD3 = \greenD9
Here's a question to make sure you got that:
What does it mean to square a number?
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Connection to a square

Finding 32\blueD3^2 (read as "three squared") is the same as finding the area of a square with side length 3\blueD3:

Practice set:

Problem 1A
12=\large1^2 =

Challenge set:

Problem 2A
a2=\large a^2 =
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