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if a math rpoblem says that a square is worth 2cm, and they want you to find the area of 6 squares how are they using the term "worth"?

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    it is an odd word choice.
    It looks like they mean that one square (as on a sheet of graph paper) represents 2 cm.

    so, 6 squares = 6*2 cm = 12 cm

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