# SOLUTION: If each of the dimensions of a rectangle is increased 100%, the area is increased

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 167242: If each of the dimensions of a rectangle is increased 100%, the area is increasedFound 3 solutions by josmiceli, Alan3354, jojo14344:Answer by josmiceli(9654)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A 100% increase means it is doubled If the sides of the rectangle are and , the area, is (1) Doubling each side gives me (2) Comparing (1) and (2), If the dimensions of a rectagle are increased 100%, The area is increased 400% Answer by Alan3354(30976)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If each of the dimensions of a rectangle is increased 100%, the area is increased ------------- Area = L*W New area = 2L*2W = 4LW = times the original Answer by jojo14344(1512)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! original: , sq.units If increased by 100% New: , sq.units ---> increased by 4 times . Another sample: original: ; sq.units If increased 100% New: ; sq.units ----> increased by 4 times . Another sample: original: ; sq.units If increased 100% New: ; sq.units ---> increased by 4 times . Therefore, if that's the case when dimensions are increased 100%, then the New Area will be increased as you see. Thank you, Jojo