The diagonal of a square has length #6 sqrt2# ft. How do you find the length of the side of the square?
The length of the side of the square is
Since the diagonal of a square is also the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle where two sides are equal, we can use the Pythagorean theorem to determine the length of the sides.
Consider the length of any side of the square as
Divide both sides by