Math- Algebra word problem

Algebra
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Find the length of each side of the square.

The perimeter is 196 feet

Each side has length equal to ___ feet?

Jun 1st, 2015

A square has all sides being equal. So length=width

Now, the perimeter is 2l+2w=196

However, since l=w, we can substitute:

2(2x)=196

4x=196

x= 49 ft

Jun 1st, 2015

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