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Sheet # 208 Critical Thinking

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If the sides of a square are lengthened by 3 meters, the area becomes 81 square meters. Find the length of a side of the original square.

Answers for sheet # 208

If the area is 81 sq. meters, the side of the square is 9 meters. So the size of the original square is 9 - 3 = 6 meters