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If the area of a square is 16y2 , what is the length of a side in term

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Bunuel wrote:
If the area of a square is 16y^2, what is the length of a side in terms of y?

(A) y
(B) 2y
(C) 4y
(D) y^2
(E) 4y^2


Area of square = 16y^2
Side of square = \(\sqrt{16y^2}\) = 4y

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16y^2= (4y)^2
As area of square=side^2
4y is the side

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Bunuel wrote:
If the area of a square is 16y^2, what is the length of a side in terms of y?

(A) y
(B) 2y
(C) 4y
(D) y^2
(E) 4y^2


Area = 16y^2 = (4*y)^2
Side = 4y

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