The Properties of a Square
Definitions and formulas for the perimeter of a square, the area of a square, how to find the length of the diagonal of a square, properties of the diagonals of a square
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perimeter of a square | area of a square | sides and angles of a square |
diagonal of a square | central angle of a square | facts about squares |
The perimeter of a square: |
To find the perimeter of a square, just add up all the lengths of the sides: |
The area of a square: |
To find the area of a square, multiply the lengths of two sides together... Another way to say this is to say "square the length of a side!" Get it? Square! |
The sides and angles of a square: | |
The sides of a square are all congruent (the same length.) The angles of a square are all congruent (the same size and measure.) Remember that a 90 degree angle is called a "right angle." So, a square has four right angles. Opposite angles of a square are congruent. |