The side lengths of a square was dilated by the scale factor of 4/5. The new area of the square is 64 cm2. Find the original side lengths of the square.

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matt12345

Solve for side
a = 8 cm
A Area 64 cm^2
Using the formula
A = a^2
a = [latex] \sqrt{A} = \sqrt{64} = 8cm[/latex]