Posted by **Colleen** on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 9:37pm.

the base of the great pyramid is a square with an area of 571536 ft squared. If one of the sides of a similar figure is 5 cm what is the area of the figure?

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**Kate**, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 9:47pm
The only figure similar to a square is another square. If the side of the square is 5cm, then the area is length times width, which would be 5 * 5 since all sides of a square are equal. So what's 5 * 5?? And don't forget to write cm squared after.

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**friend**, Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 8:21pm
this symbol * means multiply, I saw it on a a computer

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**jarid**, Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 4:31pm
5p + 28 = 88 -p

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**friend**, Monday, February 28, 2011 at 4:16pm
Hey Kate the anwser to your question is 25cm squared

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