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Effect of Changing Length and Width of a Square - Effect on Area

Sam lives on a lot that he thought was a square, 157 feet by 157 feet. When he had it surveyed, he discovered that one side was actually 2 feet longer than he thought and the other was actually 2 feet shorter than he thought. How much less area does he have than he thought he had?

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The Effect of Changing Length and Width of a Square on Area is investigated.

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