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If you know the perimeter of a square, but not it's length or width, can you calculate it's area? Explain please

please explain!! I know this is dumb but I just don't understand it

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If you know the perimeter, divide by 4 and you will have the length and width. Then, take that number and multiply it by itself.

Eg. Perimeter is 16. 16/4=4 all sides (length and width) are 4.
Now multiply the length by the width. 4x4=16

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Because it's a square, and all is sides have the same length.

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