Friday

April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

Posted by **kim** on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 8:43pm.

a rectangular window is 5 feet 3 inches in length, and 3 feet 6 inches in width. if the perimeter of the window must have caulking that costs 32cents per inch, how much will the caulking cost??

the answer is $67.20

but i got 846.73 :(

what i did was

5ft=60inch legth= 60 + 3 = 63inches

and for the width

3ft=36inches width= 36 +6 = 42inches

42 x 63 =2646

2646 x 0.32= 846.72

plzz tell me what i did wrong

- math plzzzzzzz help -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 8:46pmYou found the area, not the perimeter.

P = 2L + 2W

- math plzzzzzzz help -
**jnani**, Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 12:10pmperimeter=2*5feet3inch + 2*3feet6inch

=17feet6inch (1feet=12inch)

total inches = 17*12+6

= 210 inches

210*0.32=67.20

- math plzzzzzzz help -
**jnani**, Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 12:14pmperimeter=2*5feet3inch + 2*3feet6inch

=17feet6inch (1feet=12inch)

total inches = 17*12+6

= 210 inches

210*0.32=67.20

**Related Questions**

math - Robert planted pumpkins to sell. Their garden has 5 sides. 5 feet 8 ...

basic geometric - 10. a rectangle has width the same as a side of a square whose...

math - A school is soundproofing a band room with insulating tiles. The room is ...

Math - A piece of metal is bent into a rectangle and has a length which is 5 ...

math - If each inch is equal to 3 feet, what is the area of a rectangular rug ...

Algebra 0110 College - 1) A rectangle has perimeter 38 feet and an area of 78 ...

math - solve and writein simplest terms: 3 yards 1 foot 10 inches+ 5 yards 2 ...

Algebra Homework, HELP! - 1) A rectangle has an area of 297 square inches and a...

math - A storage area measures 12 feet 6 inches in width by 16 feet in length ...

Math - 1) Rectangle ABCD has a perimeter of 106 inches. If the width is 7 inches...