Posted by **jj** on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 10:48pm.

If rectangle ABCD has a larger area than rectangle EFGH, does it follow that ABCD must have a perimeter larger than that of EFGH?

Why or why not.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 10:53pm
No

counterexample:

suppose you have a rectangle 10 by 12

Area = 120

Perimeter is 44

another rectangle 2 by 24

area = 48

perimeter = 52

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**jj**, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 10:58pm
Thanks! That makes a lot of sense!

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**Sydney**, Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 5:49pm
32/100=16/50=8/25?

Is this the correct way to write 32% as a reduced fraction

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