Posted by **Deon** on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 10:29am.

the length of a rectangle is 25cm twice its width the perimeter of the table must be less than 335 cm.find the maximum dimensions of the table if each dimension is an interger

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**Reiny**, Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 11:49am
width --- x

length -- 2x

2x + 2(2x) < 335

6x < 335

x < 55.8

but we can't go over 335 and x must be an integer, so

x = 55

width = 55

length = 110

check:

if w=55, l = 110 , Perimeter = 330 < 335

if w = 56, l = 112, Perimeter = 336 > 335 , no good

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