# A 6 × 6 square sheet was folded in half twice. What is the area of the resulting quarter of a sheet?

July 28, 2021 | education

| 1. Let us determine what is the area of the square, if from the problem statement we know that the side of the square is 6 cm. All sides of the square are equal.

6 * 6 = 36 cm ^ 2.

2. Now let’s calculate what is the area of a quarter of this square, for this the area of the original square must be multiplied by 1/4.

36 * 1/4 = 36/4 = 9 cm ^ 2.

Answer: The area of the quarter of the original square is 9 cm ^ 2.

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