How do you sketch 2 different rectangles with an area of 48 cm squared?
asked Jan 31, 2012 in Geometry Answers by LunarEclipse (460 points)

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48=1×48=2×24=3×16=4×12=6×8 in whole numbers so we can pick any 2 pairs of these factors and use them as the length and width of the rectangles. If you use graph paper graduated in centimetres it will help.

I suggest you use 6cm by 8cm for one rectangle and 4cm by 12cm for the other.

answered Apr 16 by Rod Top Rated User (592,680 points)

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