Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-3 Real Numbers and the Number Line - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 21: 63



Work Step by Step

The formula for the area of a square is $s^{2}$, where $s$ equals the length of a side. Therefore, the equation is $s^{2}=136$. Square root both sides to get $s=\sqrt 136$. The square root of 136 rounded to the nearest whole number is 12.
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