Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 方 
方 
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Meaning 
direction, square, upright, side 
Pronunciation 
fāng 
Explanation 
Top: cover, shield 亠, below: sword 刀 
Mnemonic
 The cover covers the sword to all directions or in a square. 
Radicals

Vocabulary
立方 
lì fāng 
cube  平方 
píng fāng 
square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)  平方米 
píng fāng mǐ 
square meter  四方 
sì fāng 
fourway; foursided  千方百计 
qiān fāng bǎi jì 
lit. thousand ways, a hundred plans (idiom); by every possible means  方程式 
fāng chéng shì 
equation  化学方程式 
huà xué fāng chéng shì 
chemical equation  方程组 
fāng chéng zǔ 
(math.) simultaneous equations; system of equations  平方根 
píng fāng gēn 
square root  配方 
pèi fāng 
prescription; cooking recipe; formulation; completing the square (to solve quadratic equation, math)  塌方 
tā fāng 
to cave in; to collapse; landslide 
