# SquaringÂ numbers

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 $\blueD3$ squared:

Here's a question to make sure you got that:

## Connection to a square

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