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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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    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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