The number of blocks in a square meter depends on the size of each block. Because the square meter is a measurement of area, the length and width of the block must be given in International System of Units notation. The spelling of meter is metre in this notation.
Continue ReadingFor example, 1 decimeter is ten times smaller than 1 meter. It takes one hundred blocks with an area of 1 square decimeter each to fill 1 square meter. Although 1 meter is just ten times larger than 1 decimeter in linear units, the area is squared, and so the order of magnitude doubles.
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