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the area of a rectangle is 100 square inches. the perimeter of the rectangle is 40 inches. a second rectangle has the same area but a different perimeter. is the second rectangle a square? explain why or why not.

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    No

    P=2(a+b)

    A=a*b

    You can construct infinity numbers of rectacangles wit area 100 in^2

    A=2*50=100

    A=4*25=100

    A?5*20=100 etc

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    the area of a rectangle is 100 square inches. The perimeter of the rectangles is 40 inches. A SECOND RECTANGLE HAS THE SAME AREA BUT A DIFFERENT PERIMETER. IS THE SECOND RECTANGLE A SQUARE ? EXPLAIN WHY OR WHY NOT

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