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each square on olivia's chessboard is 11 square centimeters. a chessboard has 8 squares on each side. what is the width of olivia's chessboard?

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The square root of 11 is 3.317 cm. So each square measures 3.317 cm on a side.

8 * 3.317 = 26.536 cm

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or
the area of the whole board = 11(64) = 704 cm^2
the side is √704 = appr 26.533 cm

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26.9978

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