# Vector.LengthSquared Property

## Definition

Gets the square of the length of this vector.

``````public:
property double LengthSquared { double get(); };``````
``public double LengthSquared { get; }``
``member this.LengthSquared : double``
``Public ReadOnly Property LengthSquared As Double``

#### Property Value

The square of the Length of this vector.

## Examples

The following example shows how to use this property to get the square of the length of a vector.

``````private Double lengthSquaredExample()
{

Vector vector1 = new Vector(20, 30);

// Gets the square of the length of a Vector.
// lengthSq is equal to 1300.
Double lengthSqResult = vector1.LengthSquared;

return lengthSqResult;

}
``````
``````Private Function lengthSquaredExample() As Double

Dim vector1 As New Vector(20, 30)

' Gets the square of the length of a Vector.
' lengthSq is equal to 1300.
Dim lengthSqResult As Double = vector1.LengthSquared

Return lengthSqResult

End Function
``````

## Remarks

The length of a vector is sometimes referred to as its magnitude.