OpenStudy (alibaby):

A square rug covers 79 square feet of floor. What is the approximate length of one side of the rug? (Approximate to the nearest hundredth foot.) 8.86 feet 8.87 feet 8.88 feet 8.89 feet

1 year ago
OpenStudy (alibaby):

@princeharryyy

1 year ago
OpenStudy (aveline):

In a square, each side is the same length. Make the length of one side equal to x. The area is length times width. Since the length and width are both equal to x, \[x ^{2}=79ft ^{2}\]

1 year ago
OpenStudy (aveline):

So, to find the answer, find \[\sqrt{79}\]

1 year ago