Posted by **Courtney** on Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 12:18am.

The lengths of two opposing sides of a square are decreased by forty percent. By approximately what percent would the lengths of the other two sides have to be INCREASED so that the area of the new figure ( a rectangle) is the same as the area of the original square?

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