# What is 1/4 squared as a fraction?

A fraction is an equal part of the whole. It is in the form of a/b where a represents the part and b represents the whole.

## Answer: 1/4 squared as a fraction is 1/16.

Let us proceed step by step.

**Explanation:**

Very simple steps can be followed to solve the given problem.

To find the square of any number we need to multiply the given number by itself.

Hence we can write as (1/4)^{2} = (1/4) × (1/4) = (1 × 1) / (4 × 4) = 1/16

We need to apply the basic multiplication of fractions.

### Therefore, 1/4 squared as a fraction is 1/16.

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