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The lengths of two sides of a rectangle are consecutive even integers. The perimeter of the rectangle is 196cm. Find the area.

-please help, I don’t know where to start or how to approach this problem.

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  1. even integers differ by 2, right?
    So, if the width is w, then the length is w+2

    Now just figure the perimeter and find w:

    2(w + w+2) = 196

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  2. 2 (w+w+2)=196
    4w+4=196
    w=48
    L=50

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