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  • one year ago

A square piece of cheese covers 8 square inches of a plate. What is the approximate length of one side of the piece of cheese? (Approximate to the nearest hundredth inch.) 2.81 inches 2.82 inches 2.83 inches 2.84 inches

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    help please

  2. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    yes

  3. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    2.82, because

  4. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    r^2= 8

  5. arindameducationusc
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    r=length of cheese

  6. arindameducationusc
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    r^2 because (area of square)

  7. arindameducationusc
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    Got it?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    u need tha area of tha cheese area of square=\[b^2\] 8=\[b^2\] 2.82843=b

  9. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1438233274561:dw|

  10. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    to the nearest hundredth means to 2 decimal places calculate to 3 places then round

  11. triciaal
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    2.83

  12. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    @arindameducationusc when you round calculate to one more than the place needed. if the last place is 5 or more add 1 to the place needed. if the last place is less than 5 then you drop it

  13. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    2.828... hmmm... ya @triciaal you are right... I quickly checked its 2.82.. but hundreth I forgot.... yes yes @terrance0154 ==> its 2.83

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