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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.

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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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