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

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : 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 #31 : 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 #33 : 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 #34 : 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 #35 : 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 #36 : 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 #37 : 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 #31 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

If the diagonal of a square is , what is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The diagonal of a square is also a hypotenuse of a right triangle with the side lengths as legs of the triangle.

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Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the diagonal.

For the square given in the question,

Simplify.

Example Question #961 : Plane Geometry

If the diagonal of the square is , what is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The diagonal of a square is also a hypotenuse of a right triangle with the side lengths as legs of the triangle.

1

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the diagonal.

For the square given in the question,

Simplify.

Example Question #31 : How To Find The Length Of The Side Of A Square

If the diagonal of a square is , what is the length of one side of the square?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The diagonal of a square is also a hypotenuse of a right triangle with the side lengths as legs of the triangle.

1

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the diagonal.

For the square given in the question,

Simplify.

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