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The area of a square is 121 sq feet. What is the length of its sides? Would I find this by dividing 121 by 4?

  • Geometry -

    No. the area of a square is s^2, where s is a side length
    s^2=121
    take the square root of each side
    s=11ft

  • Geometry -

    the side times the side = 121
    Something times itself is 121
    It is not 9 because 9*9 = 81
    It is not 10 because 10*10 = 100
    Is it 11?
    What is 11 times 11?

  • Geometry -

    No.

    The area of a square is the side squared.

    Take the square root of 121 to find the length of a side.

  • math -

    The answer is 11.

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