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The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:

  • 32%
  • 34%
  • 42%
  • 44%
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5. The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:

  • 32%
  • 34%
  • 42%
  • 44%
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