Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition) Clone

Published by Cengage
ISBN 10: 978-1-337-61408-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-33761-408-5

Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Perimeter and Area of Polygons - Exercises - Page 371: 37

Answer

A square with 10 inch sides has the largest area.

Work Step by Step

For any given perimeter of a rectangle, the shape that is as close as possible to a square will have the greatest area.
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