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January 24, 2015

Posted by **christine** on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at 1:19am.

Either the width increases, decreases or remains the same. Which of these three choices makes the most intuitive sense?

We know perimeter = 2(length +width)

If perimeter = 70 then 70/2=length + width so whatever the length increases by, the width decreases by.

Thus 35 = (length + x) + (width - x)

Does that make sense?

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**alexy**, Sunday, September 14, 2008 at 4:20pmi don't know

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**Julie**, Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 5:17pmSuppose the modified quota is 7.87

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**attyana**, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 7:33pmthe answer that is correct for this question is that when ever the length of the rectangle increase the perimeter will stay the same and the width will decrease

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