# Belt Puzzle

### The Puzzle:

A magic rectangular belt always shrinks its length to 1/2 and width to 1/3 whenever its owner wishes something.

After three such wishes, its surface was 4 cm

What was the original length, if the original width was 9 cm?

After three such wishes, its surface was 4 cm

^{2}.What was the original length, if the original width was 9 cm?