# SOLUTION: a square is changed into a rectangle by increasing its length by 10%.how is the area changed?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 472298: a square is changed into a rectangle by increasing its length by 10%.how is the area changed? Found 2 solutions by sudhanshu_kmr, Alan3354:Answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let side of square = x area = x^2 new area = x^2* 110/100 so, area increased by 10%. Answer by Alan3354(30959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If only one dimension is changed, the area is increased by 10%. --------- Area = w*L original Area = w*1.1L = 1.1*original area