# Estimating the Side Length of a Square from Its Area

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To estimate a square's side length from its area, find the closest integer that is a square and take its square root.

Contributed by: Sarah Lichtblau (March 2011)

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"Estimating the Side Length of a Square from Its Area"

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Published: March 7 2011