# The square and rectangle have equal areas. The perimeter of the square is 24 cm

August 26, 2021 | education

| **The square and rectangle have equal areas. The perimeter of the square is 24 cm, and one side of the rectangle is 4 cm. Find the other side of the rectangle.**

From the condition of the problem it is known that geometric shapes with equal areas. To solve the problem, you need to know the area of the square.

1. Let’s calculate the length of the side of the square.

24/4 = 6 centimeters.

2. Let’s define its area.

6 * 6 = 36 cm ^ 2.

3. Find what the unknown side of the rectangle is equal to.

36/4 = 9 centimeters.

Answer: 9 centimeters.

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