# math

When a square piece of paper is folded in half vertically, the resulting rectangle has a perimeter of 39cm. In square centimeters, find the area of the original square piece of paper.

1. Let x = side of square

2(.5x) + 2x = 39

3x = 39

x = 13

x^2 = ?

posted by PsyDAG
2. the area of the original square piece of paper are 169

posted by Jeffery

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