# A rectangle with one side equal to 25 cm has the same area as a square with a side of 20 cm

July 28, 2021 | education

| **A rectangle with one side equal to 25 cm has the same area as a square with a side of 20 cm. Find the length of the second side of the rectangle.**

1. Find the area of the square by squaring the side of the square.

20 * 20 = 400 (cm2) square area.

2. Find the length of the second side of the rectangle by dividing the area by the length of the first side.

400/25 = 16 (cm) the length of the second side of the rectangle.

Answer: 16 cm.

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