To access the applet click on the image. The activity will open in a new window.
Move the slider to the right and fill in the missing information in the chart.
Copy the following table into your notes.
Area 
Side Length 
Square root of the Area 
0 
0 
0 
1 


4 


9 


16 


25 


36 


49 


64 


81 


100 


Use the information from the table to answer the following questions:
 Given the area of a square, what does the square root tell you?
 How do you calculate the area of a square if you know the side length?
 What does a square root represent?
 What number, when multiplied by itself, gives me the number I started with?
 From the table, what is the square root of 64?
 Use that information to fill in the blanks in the following equation: ____ x ____ = 64.