**Problem 1:** A rectangular park whose length and breadth are 30m and 20m, is surrounded by 2m broad road. Find the area of the road?

Solution:

Area =(l+b+2w)2w

(30+20+4)*4)=216

**Problem 2:** A rectangular field whose sides are 50m × 40m has two straight roads of width 2m and connects their opposite sides. Find the area of the road?

Solution:

Area of shaded region = (50+40-2)*2 = 88*2 =176

**Problem 3:** The area of a rectangle whose one side is ‘a’ is ‘2a2’. What is the area of a square having one of the diagonals of the rectangle as a side?

Solution:

Diagonal =

Area of a square =