the area of a square sandbox is 83 square feet. to the nearest foot, what is the perimeter of sandbox?

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LoraleeLahmann

[latex]Area=bh[/latex]
[latex]b=base[/latex]
[latex]h=height[/latex]
Since a square has 4 equal sides, we can √83 to give us each side. This being [latex]9.11 feet[/latex]
[latex]perimeter=9.11+9.11+9.11+9.11=36.44[/latex]
[latex]Answer: 36 [/latex] to the nearest foot