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Solving Quadratic Equations with Square Roots

Solving Quadratic Equations with Square Roots 1.15 - Solution

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To find the square's side length given the area, we need to look at the equation for a square's area. In the case of our exercise, the area, is . We can set up our quadratic and solve for the length of the side, by substituting our value for
Solve for
Since in this case we are dealing with length, we can disregard the negative root and say that the length of the side of this square is