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A coast guard ship patrols an area of 125 square miles. If the area the ship patrols is a square, about how long is each side of the area? Round to the nearest mile.

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Area of Square

ie. a^2 = 125

a = sqrt(125)

a= 11.18 Approximately 11 miles

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sqrt(125) = 11.18 miles.

You do the rounding.

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