## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.3 Rectangles and Squares - 8.3 Exercises: 10

#### Answer

$A$= 144 m$^{2}$ $P$ = 48 m

#### Work Step by Step

Since the length and the width of the lab are the same it is a square. Area of a Square: $A$ = $s$$^{2}$ $A$ = (12 m)$^{2}$ $A$ = 144 m$^{2}$ Perimeter of a Square: $P$ = 4$s$ $P$ = 4(12 m) $P$ = 48 m

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