   Chapter 1.4, Problem 86PS

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

For Problems 79-99, answer the question with an algebraicexpression. (Objective 3)The perimeter of a square is c centimeters. How long iseach side of the square?

To determine

To find:

The length of each side of the square if the perimeter of the square is c centimeters as an algebraic expression.

Explanation

Given:

The perimeter of a square is c centimeters.

Approach:

1. In a square all sides are equal in length.

2. Formula to find the perimeter of a square of side a units is, P=4a.

Calculation:

The given is, perimeter of a square is c centimeters.

To get the length of each side, substitute P=c in P=4a

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