# The area of a square room is 9 sq. m. What is the side of the room?

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by Romeoaire674

2015-05-22T19:54:10+08:00

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The area of a square is computed as:

We substitute the area with 9 sq m

Therefore the side length of the square room is 3 meters.

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The formula for the area of the square:
A=s²

Substitute the given measurement:
9 m²=s²
Square root both sides
s=3 m

We cannot say s=-3 m because there is no negative length. Hope this helps =)