# Square (algebra) facts for kids

For other uses, see Square (disambiguation).

In mathematics, a **square** of a number means the result of multiplying the number by itself. For example, the square of 6 is 6×6 = 36.

Squaring a number can also be written as 6^{2} = 36.

Many of the units of area are squares. For example, a *square meter* means the area equal to the area of a rectangle which is one meter tall and one meter wide.

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In Spanish: Cuadrado perfecto para niños

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