math
posted by Yolanda .
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"?

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
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Math!!
A square quilt for a child's bed has a border made up of 32 pieces with an area of x each, and 4 small squares with an area of 1 square inch each. The main part of the quilt is made of 64 squares with an area of x squared each. If … 
math
find the 5 diff. ways a collection of 100 coinspennies, dimes, and quarters can be worth exactly worth $4.99. 
math
suppose a local symphony decides to raise money by raffling a microwave oven worth $400, a diner for two worth $80, and 2 books worth $20 each. a total of 2000 tickets are sold at $1 each. find the expected value of wining for a person … 
math problem
In a television game show, there are five questions to answer. Each questin is worth twie as much as the previous question. If the last question was worth $64000, what was the first question worth? 
math
If your first 3 exams are worth 60% you get a 70, 68, and 60. Your 4th exam is worth 30% and your attendance is worth 10% you have not missed any days. What is your grade in the class, if you make a 90 or 80 on the final? 
personal finance
Katherine Kosher has determined the following information about her own finansial situation.Her checking account is worth $850, and her savings account is worth $1200.She owns her own home that has a market value of $98,000.She has … 
English
1. This book is worth reading. 2. It is worth to read this book. 3. This book is worth to read. 4. It is worth while to read this book.  Which ones are grammatical? 
math
I am a 6 digit number my 8 is worth 8*1000 .one of my 4's is worth 40. The other is worth 1/10 as much.My 5 is worth 50,000.MY 3 is worth 3(100's).My other number is 1. What number am I? 
English
1. This book is worth reading. 2. This book is not worth 10 dollars. 3. He is worth meeting. 4. This place is worth visiting. 5. New York is worth visiting twice. 6. She is worth prasing. 7. The dog is worth buying. 8. This car is … 
Math
Monica wants to know what she needs to get on the exam to get a certain grade in her English class. The term Mark is worth 70% of the course and exam is worth 30%. The following is the formula used to calculate her overall Mark. Course …