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The original design for the city of Savannah, Georgia, was based on a gridlike system of wards. At one time the city included a total of 24 wards. Each ward was approximately square, and together the wards covered a total area of about 8,640,000 square feet. Find the approximate dimensions of a ward.
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The original design for the city of Savannah, Georgia, was based on a gridlike system of wards. At one time the city included a total of 24 wards. Each ward was approximately square, and together the wards covered a total area of about 8,640,000 square feet. Find the approximate dimensions of a ward.
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If the total area is 8 640 000 ft^2, divided among 24 wards, then simply divide the total area by the number of wards
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alexwee123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(8,640,000/24)^1/2 there are 24 wards so you divide then you take the square root because the area of a square is lxw where l=w
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alexwee123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@baldymcgee6 you take the square root not divide :)
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ahh right.. lol, silly me
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