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Guess, check, and revise is sometimes the most efficient way to solve a problem.

For a rectangle with a given perimeter, the shape with maximum area is a square.

All squares are rectangles but not all rectangles are squares.

The least common multiple of two whole numbers a and b can be found by making a square from rectangles with dimensions of a × b.

A baseball diamond is a square 90 feet on a side.

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