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.

geometry  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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