Q. 6. A wire is in the shape of a rectangle. Its length is and breadth is . If the same wire is rebent in the shape of a square, what will be the measure of each side. Also find which shape encloses more area?
It is given that the length of rectangular wire is and breadth is .
Now, if it reshaped into a square wire
The perimeter of rectangle = perimeter of the square
Area of rectangle
Area of square
Therefore, the side of the square is 31 cm and we can clearly see that square-shaped wire encloses more area