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July 22nd, 2007, 03:47 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2007 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  I fill stupid for asking this but...
I really just don't know how to look this up what do the little twos mean like this: A=X² please tell me?

July 22nd, 2007, 06:44 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 1,111 Thanks: 0 
x² = x*x Read it "x squared". 
July 23rd, 2007, 09:40 AM  #3  
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: I fill stupid for asking this but... Quote:
"A equals x squared" "A is the same number as x times x"  
July 23rd, 2007, 07:00 PM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2007 Posts: 2,140 Thanks: 0 
are you perhaps having the equation of the area of a square, where the length of a side is x?

July 26th, 2007, 01:51 AM  #5 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2007 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  thanks
lol thanks thats all I needed to know it really was quiet simple.


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