If a rectangle has a perimeter of 26 cm and both length and width are whole numbers what is the biggest possible area?

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Step-by-step explanation:2(l+b)= 26cm

l+b= 13cm

To get the biggest possible area we must try to split the number into two equal parts ( give or take)

here we can choose l= 7cm and b= 6cm

Thus area = 7cm×6cm= 42cm²