A rectangular field is 36m x 16m. A person wants to fence a square field that has the same area as the rectangular field. How long are the sides of the square field?
Length of rectangular field, l = 36 m
Wiidth of rectangular field, w = 16 m
Let the side of the square field be a.
Area of square field = a^2
Area of square field = Area of rectangular field
So the sides of the square field are 24 m long.
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