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do you multiply to find square feet or do you add to find square feet

  1. It is hard to do square feet                                                  

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Roman C. | Masters of Education Graduate with Mathematics ExpertiseMasters of Education Graduate with Mathe...
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You multiply. Whenever you see an exponent, it means repeated multiplication.

In other words, 1 ft. * 1 ft. = 1 ft.2 just like x * x = x2.