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Suppose the area of a square plaque is one hundred sixty-nine square inches. What is the length of each side of the plaque? thirteen squared thirteen inches one hundred sixty-nine inches the square root of thirteen inches

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    How do you find the area of a square?

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    i have no idea.........

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    Do you know what a square is?

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    a figure with 4 equal sides?

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    And 4 right angles.

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    Count the squares. What is the area?

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    160

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    is the area

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    Count again

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    there are 16 squares but the question states that there is an area of 160...

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    Forget about the question. We'll get to that. I'm trying to teach you how to find the area of a square.

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    oo ok then yea there are 16 squares within the square

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    And that it the area of that square. Now here is another one. tell me its area.

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    9

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    So how do you find the area of a square?

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    by multiplying the length and he width

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    Which, in the case of a square, are the same thing. So you can find the area of a square by squaring one of the sides. Are you with me?

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    yea i am

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    Good for you. Now let's get to your problem. You have a square whose area is 169

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    Could the sides be 10?

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    so u divide 169 by 4? and no they could not be 10

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    Why not?

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    because 10 * 10 = 100

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    Exactly. Is 10 to big or too little?

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    the answer to the question is 13 squared....

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    aint it?

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    13 squared is 169. Is 169 times 169 equal to 169?

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    no

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    Then the answer cannot be 13 squared.

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    your right its just 13 inches i read the problem wrong thank you for being so patient with me!

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    yw

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