algebra
posted by kris .
what is the perimeter of a square with sides that are
sqrt3 + sqrt5 on every side?
what is the area? not perimeter
area= (sqrt3 + sqrt5 )(sqrt3 + sqrt5 )
Multiply it out. I will be happy to critique your thinking and work.
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