## anonymous 5 years ago sam is knitting a square blanket .if the area of the blanket is 1,600 square inches, about how long is each side of the blanket?

1. anonymous

40

2. anonymous

Area of a square is $s ^{2}$ . s being one of the sides. so we set the equation up like so: $s ^{2}=1600$ $s=\sqrt{1600}$ $s=40$