Posted by **Molly** on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:01pm.

If the perimeter of a particular square is 2011 inches, what is the area of the square, in square inches? Express your answer in decimal form to the nearest hundredth.

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**helper**, Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:22pm
P = 2w + 2L

w = width, L = length

Since, this is a square, w = L

P = 2w + 2w

P = 4w

2011 = 4w

w = 2011/4 = 502.75

A = Lw

Since this is a square, w = L = 502.75

A = (502.75)(502.75)

A = ? square inches

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