## anonymous one year ago Two garden plots are to have the same area. One is square and one is rectangular. The rectangular plot is 2 meters wide and 8 meters long. How large is one side of the square garden plot in meters?

1. anonymous

yeah so here we first need to find the area of the rectangluar plot can u find it

2. anonymous

u there ??

3. anonymous

oh yea im here

4. anonymous

is it 16 meters?

5. anonymous

yeah it is 16 m ^2

6. anonymous

so noww u know the area of the square is sides^2

7. anonymous

let the side of the square plot be x then x^2 = 16m^2

8. anonymous

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9. anonymous

x^2 = 16m^2

10. anonymous

so x should be $\sqrt{16}$ which is 4

11. anonymous

so the side is 4

12. anonymous

it is thanks @Smita12

13. anonymous

:DDD happy to help u