The perimeter of a square is given. Write and solve an equation to find the length of each side of a square. 1.P=36 in. 2.P=100 yd.
For a square, length and width are the same. 36=2l+2w, so 36=4l. Divide both sides by 4, and you get l=9, so each side in 9 inches. 100=2l+2w 100=4l l=25 25 yards