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The length of a side of a square is $5x + 2$ units. If the perimeter is $48$ units, complete the following. Homework Help ✎)

1. Write an equation to represent this information.

2. Solve for $x$.

3. What is the area of the square?

There are many possibilities for the equation of this square.

One possibility is $4(5x + 2) = 48$.

$x = 2$

Remember to put $x = 2$ back into the original equation.