# What is the area of square whose perimeter is 24 inches?

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Sep 13, 2015

#### Explanation:

Let

We are given that the perimeter is

Since all the sides of a square are the same length

we can write an equation for the perimeter as follows:

Dividing both sides by

So the length of a side of the square is

The area of the square is

Plugging in our value for

Sep 13, 2015

36 square inches