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Sheet # 22 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

Show and explain your work. Draw pictures or make tables to explain your answer.

A rectangular cake with a perimeter of 48 inches was cut into two equal squares. What were the dimensions of the rectangle? What is the area of the square?

Answers for sheet # 22

Length of the rectangle: 16 inches
Width of the rectangle: 8 inches

Area of the square: 8 inches x 8 inches = 64 square inches