Five equal squares are joined together to form a rectangle whose perimeter is 372 cm. what is the area of one square?

can anyone here please.

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- September 15th 2012, 08:45 AMrcsarea of 1 square
Five equal squares are joined together to form a rectangle whose perimeter is 372 cm. what is the area of one square?

can anyone here please. - September 15th 2012, 08:57 AMMaxJasperRe: area of 1 square
=961

- September 15th 2012, 09:00 AMrcsRe: area of 1 square
wow how did you do that sir? can show it sir?

- September 15th 2012, 09:08 AMMaxJasperRe: area of 1 square
2 a + 2 b = 372

5 b^2 = a b - September 15th 2012, 09:13 AMskeeterRe: area of 1 square
make a sketch ...

Attachment 24816 - September 18th 2012, 02:07 AMkraj8995Re: area of 1 square
If one side is a then total length is 4a and one breadth is a

so total perimeter is 4a+4a+2a=372

10a=372

a=37.2

so area of one square is 37.2*37.2=1383.84

math help online - September 18th 2012, 02:20 AMEducatedRe: area of 1 square
- September 19th 2012, 07:05 AMWilmerRe: area of 1 square
- September 20th 2012, 12:40 AMkraj8995Re: area of 1 square
Thanks Wilmer & Educated for correcting my mistakes. And also thanks for giving me the warning. Next time I will be very careful before posting answers to the questions.