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The midpoints of the sides of a square of side 5 are joined to form a new square. This procedure is infinitely repeated for each new square. a.Find the sum of the perimeters of all the squares.

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  1. anonymous
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    the perimeter of a square with side a is 4a. what is the side of a square which is formed by joining the midpoints of a square of side a?

  2. anonymous
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    show me the steps please

  3. anonymous
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    I am asking you, what is the side of a square which is formed by joining the midpoints of a square of side a? solve that first.

  4. dumbcow
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    sum = 40 you have to use formula for finding sum of geometric series sum = a1*(1-r^n)/1-r

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