# SOLUTION: I have a problem that I can't figure out. If the perimeter of a square is 16s+24, find the area. I keep coming up with an answer that I know just be right.Thank you

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 71214This question is from textbook : I have a problem that I can't figure out. If the perimeter of a square is 16s+24, find the area. I keep coming up with an answer that I know just be right.Thank youThis question is from textbook Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! have a problem that I can't figure out. If the perimeter of a square is 16s+24, find the area. : You know that the side of a square is 1/4 the perimeter, right? (1/4)*(16s + 24) = (4s + 6) : Area =(4s + 6)^2 : FOIL (4s +6)(4s + 6) and you have: 16s^2 + 24s + 24s + 36 Which is: 16s^2 + 48s + 36