Question:

If two opposite sides of a square are increased by 7 meters

Last updated: 8/14/2022

If two opposite sides of a square are increased by 7 meters

If two opposite sides of a square are increased by 7 meters and the other sides are decreased by 2 meters, the area of the rectangle that is formed is 36 square meters. Find the area of the original square. Must use a quadratic equation to solve the problem for any credit.

Show Answer