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The numerical value of a particular square's area is equal to four times the numerical value of its perimeter. What is the length of a side of the square?

 Jul 4, 2022
 #1
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Let P = the perimeter = 4S

 

Area of square =   S^2

 

S^2  =  4 (4S )

 

S^2  =  16S

 

S^2 - 16 S =  0

 

S (S - 16)  = 0

 

S =  16

 

 

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 Jul 4, 2022
 #2
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Let \(l\) be the side length of the square. 

So, \(l^2=4 \times 4l\). Simplified: \(l^2=16l\)

Equation's solution is ans

 Jul 4, 2022
 #3
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basically L=16

nerdiest  Jul 4, 2022

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