Let's consider a square ABCD

A Square has 4 equal sides

Let side of square = a

So, AB = BC = CD = AD = a

Thus,

Perimeter = Sum of sides

= a + a + a + a

= 4a

So, we can write

Perimeter of square = 4a

where a is the side of square

Last updated at July 5, 2019 by Teachoo

Let's consider a square ABCD

A Square has 4 equal sides

Let side of square = a

So, AB = BC = CD = AD = a

Thus,

Perimeter = Sum of sides

= a + a + a + a

= 4a

So, we can write

Perimeter of square = 4a

where a is the side of square

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