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Homework Help: Basic geometry

Posted by vero on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 3:40pm.

these is another one the width of a rectangular picture is one half the length. the perimeter of the rectangle is 72inches.Find the length of the picture.
2L+2w=72
2L(1/2)+2w=72
2L(5)+2w=72
10L+2w=72
12L+72
L=72
L=12/72
L=6


If width is 1/2 the length, then w = 1/2L.

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