# I have a perfect square the area is 25 foot what is the perimeter?

Oct 7, 2015

Perimeter: $20$ feet

#### Explanation:

A perfect square with an area of $25$ square feet
has sides with length $\sqrt{25} = 5$ feet

The square has $4$ equal sides, each with a length of $5$ feet
$\Rightarrow$ the square has a perimeter of $4 \times 5$ feet $= 20$ feet