The area equal to a square that is 1 centimeter on each side.

Used for measuring small areas such as on drawings.

The symbol is cm

Example: An A4 sheet is 29.7 cm by 21 cm, so has an area of 623.7 cm

Used for measuring small areas such as on drawings.

The symbol is cm

^{2}Example: An A4 sheet is 29.7 cm by 21 cm, so has an area of 623.7 cm

^{2}See: Area

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