The side of a square is x cm long. The length of a rectangle is 5 cm longer than the side of the square and the width is 5 cm shorter. Which statement is true?

a. The area of the square is greater than the area of the rectangle.
b. The area of the square is less than the area of the rectangle.
c. The area of the square is equal to the area of the rectangle.
d. Any relationship cannot be determined from the given information.

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Answers

2016-06-15T20:34:27+08:00
A. The area of the square is greater than the area of the rectangle.        -true
b. The area of the square is less than the area of the rectangle.             -false
c. The area of the square is equal to the area of the rectangle.               -false
d. Any relationship cannot be determined from the given information.    -false
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