# The sides of a rectangle are in the ratio 5:7 and the perimeter of the rectangle is 96 cm. What is the area of the rectangle?

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Let length and width be 5x and 7x. 2*(5x+7x)=96 24x=96 x=4 Area: (5*4)(7*4) =20*28 =560 unit square

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