# SOLUTION: A square piece of paper is folded in half vertically. If the resulting figure has a perimeter of 12 cm, what was the area of the original square? I got 48

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Surface-area Question 21806: A square piece of paper is folded in half vertically. If the resulting figure has a perimeter of 12 cm, what was the area of the original square? I got 48Answer by rapaljer(4667)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x = original side of the square Perimeter after folding = x=4 Area of the original square = L * W = 4*4 = 16 square centimeters. R^2 at SCC