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    Points A, B,C and D are on a square. The area of teh squre is 36square units. Which is true about the perimeter of rectangle ABCD?

    1) greater than 24 units
    2) less than 24 units
    3) equal to 24 units
    4) cannot be determined

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    2) less than 24 units


    Area of the square with side 'a' = a^2

    Given that a^2 = 36

    Therefore, a = 6

    That is, each side of the square is 6 unit.

    Given that A, B, C and D are on the ...

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    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of perimeter of a rectangle. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.