## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.3 Rectangles and Squares - 8.3 Exercises: 11

#### Answer

$A$ = 9 mi$^{2}$ $P$ = 12 mi

#### Work Step by Step

Since the length and width of the preserve are the same it is a square. Area of a square: $A$ = $s$$^{2}$ $A$ = (3 mi) $^{2}$ $A$ = 9 mi$^{2}$ Perimeter of a square: $P$ = 4$s$ $P$ = 4(3 mi) $P$ = 12 mi

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