RD Sharma - Mathematics

Book: RD Sharma - Mathematics

Chapter: 20. Mensuration-I (Area of a Trapezium and a Polygon)

Subject: Maths - Class 8th

Q. No. 18 of Exercise 20.1

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In exchange of a square plot one of whose sides is 84 m, a man wants to buy a rectangular plot 144 m long and of the same area as of the square plot. Find the width of the rectangular plot.

Area of square = side2

Area of square = 84 × 84

Area of square = area of rectangle

84× 84 = 144 × width

Width =

Therefore width of rectangle = 49 m

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