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## 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?

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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

>.<

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

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