# Model the problem with a quadratic equation. Let x be the length of a side of the square? Find the length of a side of a square with an area of 32 ft^2.

##### 1 Answer

Jul 30, 2018

Length of each side is

#### Explanation:

Let

Since all sides of a square are the same, then the area of the square is equal to

We know that the area of the square is

Solving:

Now, since

therefore,