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1-58.

The area of a rectangle is $24,396$ square centimeters. If the width is $38$ centimeters, what is the length? How do you know?

The formula for the area of a rectangle is below.

$\text{Area} = \text{Length} \cdot \text{Width}$

Fill in the known values.

$24396\text{ cm}^2 = \text{ Length }\cdot 38\text{ cm}$

Solve.

$642\ \text{cm}=\text{Length}$