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area of square

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How do you write a C++ program that computes the area of a square (area=x*x)
Nov 8 '08 #1
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this is how i found the area of a circle
#include <iostream>

using namespace std;

int main ()
float area ,pi, radius;
pi= 3.14;
cout << "Which is the radius of the circle? " << "\n";
cin >> radius;
area= pi*(radius*radius);
cout << "The circle has an area of " << area << "\n";
system ("Pause");
Nov 8 '08 #2

P: 424
Replace the line "area=.." with the correct formula for the area of a square.
Nov 8 '08 #3

Expert 10K+
P: 11,448
Just don't multiply by pi (or any other rude approximation thereof), call your
circle a square and your radius a side.

kind regards,

Nov 8 '08 #4

P: 6
thanks for your help
Nov 8 '08 #5

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