SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 315: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 315

7. A square has the same area as a right triangle with sides of lengths 6, 8, and 10. What is the length of one side of the square?

A. 4
B.
C.
D.
E. 12

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D First find the area of the right triangle:

Area = ?(base)(height)

Area = ?(8)(6) = 24

Next, set up an equation for the area of a square.

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