Posted by **Math** on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 11:13pm.

Julie is digging a square area in her backyard for a vegetable garden. If the area is 52 square feet, what is the approximate length of one side of her garden?

6 square feet

7 square feet

8 square feet

9 square feet

7 square feet is my answer, what's yours?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 4:59am
since 7^2 = 49 and 8^2 = 64

since 52 is closer to 49 than 64, the square root will be closer to 7 than to 8.

However, all the choices are wrong, since the area is square feet, but each side is just feet.

7 feet is the correct answer, not 7 square feet.

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**jsjssjsjs**, Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1:41pm
Pierre is pouring concrete to create the foundation of a square deck covering 112 square feet. Which is the best estimate of one side of the deck? Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.

10 sq feet

10.3 sq feet

10.6 sq feet

11 sq feet

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**HorseLover**, Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 7:54pm
I don't know this question either

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