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Question

A wire 44 cm long is cut into 2 pieces. Each piece is bent to form a square.

The length of each side of a square is a whole number.

What are the perimeters of the two different squares formed?

 

Answer:

5 X 4 =20

and 

6 X 4 = 24

Total = 44 cm?

 

Answer

5 n 6

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Yes 44cm. The question is not well set though. Should have asked for area of one of the squares

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There are many possible answers:

Perimeter 1 Perimeter 2 Total
 4 cm 40 cm 44 cm
8 cm 36 cm 44 cm
12 cm 32 cm 44 cm
16 cm 28 cm 44 cm
20 cm 24 cm 44 cm

 

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