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Lahaie427
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The area of a square garden is 202 square feet. Estimate the side length of the garden? Is it 101 I'm not sure please explain???

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Jagger13

For the area of a square each side should equal the same length. Although you may assume the answer is 101 it is incorrect because that would mean the other side of the square would be 2 (101×2=202, but 101×101=10,201) The answer is the √202 which about 14.212. (14.212×14.212=202)

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