   Chapter 8.2, Problem 22E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# The numerical difference between the area of a square and the perimeter of that square is 32. Find the length of a side of the square.

To determine

To Find:

The length of a side of the square.

Explanation

Formula Used:

The area A of a square whose sides are each of length s is given by A=s2.

The perimeter of a polygon is the sum of the lengths of all sides of the polygon.

P=4s, where s is length of the sides.

Calculation:

It is given that the numerical difference between the area of a square and the perimeter of that square is 32.

Let the area of the square be s2 and its perimeter be 4s. Then the numerical difference becomes, s2-4s

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