Posted by **christopher** on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 2:41pm.

A rectangular storage building is 30 feet long and 25 feet wide. Find the ratio of the length to the primeter of the bulding.

now I divided 30 by 25 and got 1.2 feet is that correct?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:19pm
perimeter = 60+50 = 110

so ratio of

length : perimeter = 30 : 110

= 3:11

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**christopher**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:35pm
so its 3.11?

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**christopher**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:37pm
or 3 by 11 feet

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 5:06pm
It asked for the "ratio" of the length to the perimeter.

Perhaps some of these pages will help you to understand ratios.

http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/58018.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsPmg_Ne1po&feature=fvw

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**riva agnihotri**, Monday, June 14, 2010 at 7:46am
1.2 answer....

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