a square field has an area of 479ft^2

what is the approximate length of a side of the field

give your answer to the nearest foot.

Mathnolic
Sep 7, 2017

#1**+1 **

Why are you confused? What is the area of a square?

Area = S^2, where S = Side of the square.

S^2 = 479 take the square root of both sides.

S = Sqrt(479)

S = 21.89 = ~ 22 feet - side length of the field.

Guest Sep 7, 2017

#2**+1 **

* Firstly, *\(\sqrt{479}≈21.8\),

it will be__ 22 ft __approximately, since the decimal point is larger than 5.

ANSWER : 22 ft

XxdenurlxX
Sep 7, 2017