Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Common Core End-of-Course Assessment - Page 796: 33



Work Step by Step

We first find the length of a side of the new square. The equation of a square is $A=s^{2}$, so we obtain: $49=s^{2} \\\\ s=7$ We subtract 2 to find that the length of the sides of the original square is 5 inches.
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