Find the area of the larger square that is 3 m on each side in cm^{2}:

$\mathbf{A}\mathbf{=}{\mathbf{s}}^{\mathbf{2}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{A}\mathbf{=}{(3m)}^{\mathbf{2}}$

**A = 9 m**^{2}

Find the area of the larger square that is 3 m on each side in cm^{2}:

$\mathbf{A}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{9}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{m}}^{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{\times}{\left(\frac{1\mathrm{cm}}{{10}^{-2}m}\right)}^{\mathbf{2}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{A}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{9}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{m}}^{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{\times}\frac{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{cm}}^{\mathbf{2}}}{{\mathbf{10}}^{\mathbf{-}\mathbf{4}}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{m}}^{\mathbf{2}}}$

**A = 9.0x10 ^{4} cm**

Find the area of the smaller square that is 1 cm on each side:

How many 1-cm squares would it take to construct a square that is 3 m on each side?

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