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Problem of the Week
Problem C
Two Squares

Simone has a rope that is \(60\) cm long. They cut the rope into two pieces so that the ratio of the lengths of the two pieces is \(7:3\). Each piece of the rope is then arranged, with its two ends touching, to form a square.

What is the total area of the two squares?

Themes: Geometry & Measurement, Number Sense