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A square piece of cloth is folded in half to form a rectangle. If the resulting rectangle has a perimeter of 8 inches, what are the area and perimeter of the square piece of cloth?

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2 L + 2 (L/2) = 8
L = 8/3
area = 64/9
perimeter = 4 L = 32/3

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