Basic Geometry : How to find the length of the side of a square

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Example Questions

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

The perimeter of a square is . What is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the perimeter of a square:

By dividing both sides by , we can write the following:

For the square in question,

Dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

 

Example Question #22 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

The perimeter of a square is . What is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the perimeter of a square:

By dividing both sides by , we can write the following:

For the square in question,

 

Example Question #531 : Quadrilaterals

The perimeter of a square is . What is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the perimeter of a square:

By dividing both sides by , we can write the following:

For the square in question,

 

Example Question #24 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

The perimeter of a square is . What is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the perimeter of a square:

By dividing both sides by , we can write the following:

For the square in question,

 

Example Question #25 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

The perimeter of a square is . What is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the perimeter of a square:

By dividing both sides by , we can write the following:

For the square in question,

 

Example Question #26 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

Find the length of a side of a square that has an area of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the area of a square:

We can rewrite that equation into the following:

Now, plug in the given area to find the side length of the square.

Example Question #27 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

If the area of a square is , find the length of one side of the square.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the area of a square:

We can rewrite that equation into the following:

Now, plug in the given area to find the side length of the square.

Example Question #28 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

If the area of a square is , find the length of one side of the square.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the area of a square:

We can rewrite that equation into the following:

Now, plug in the given area to find the side length of the square.

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

If the area of a square is , find the length of one side of the square.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the area of a square:

We can rewrite that equation into the following:

Now, plug in the given area to find the side length of the square.

Example Question #30 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

If the area of a square is , find the length of one side of the square.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Recall how to find the area of a square:

We can rewrite that equation into the following:

Now, plug in the given area to find the side length of the square.

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