It's a Square Root Day Word Problem Giveaway!

By Damaris | Added Apr 4, 2016

It's a Square Root Day word problem giveaway! Email ilovemath@mathnasium.com with your answer to our Square Root Day word problem by Friday, April 8—one lucky winner will receive a Mathnasium prize pack!

The perimeter of a square grilled cheese sandwich is 16 inches. If we cut the sandwich into two identical triangles, how much longer will the cut be than if the sandwich were cut into two identical rectangles?

Update: The answer is ≈ 1.65685 inches! Thank you to everyone who participated in our giveaway and congratulations to our winner, Ashley P. of Sneads, FL!