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Posted by **Jane** on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:26am.

The length of a rectangle is 3 times the width. The perimeter is 44 cm. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

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**Todd**, Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:39amx+x+3x+3x=44

8x=44

x=5.5

L=3x=16.5cm

W=x=5.5cm

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**Reiny**, Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:39amwidth ---- x

length ---- 3x

2(x) + 2(3x) = 44

the rest is easy.

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