A wire is in the shape of square of side 20 cm.

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asked Jun 12 in Class VII Maths by navnit40 (-4,746 points)

A wire is in the shape of square of side 20 cm. If the wire is bent into a rectangle of length 24 cm, find its breadth.

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answered Jun 12 by muskan15 (-3,437 points)

Side of square = 20 cm
Perimeter of square = 4 x 20 = 80 cm
Or perimeter of rectangle = 80 cm
Length of a rectangle = 24 cm
∴ Perimeter of a rectangle = 2(l + b)
b = 80/2  – 24
b = 40 – 24 = 16 m

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