# SOLUTION: A Piece of wire 76 cm long is cut into two pieces, each bent to make a square. The of a side of one square is to be 3cm longer than the length of a side of the other. How should th

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 622433: A Piece of wire 76 cm long is cut into two pieces, each bent to make a square. The of a side of one square is to be 3cm longer than the length of a side of the other. How should the wire be cut?Answer by matineesuxxx(27)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!so the side of one square will be x and the length of the other square is going to be x+3, now we know the total perimeter is going to add up to 76cm, and the formula for perimeter of a square is so for total perimeter is going to be the perimeter of the two squares ass, hence,