Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 7:35am.

Rex wanted to build fence around a rectangular lot. The lot measures 75 meters by 50 meters. How much fencing materials does he need?

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**MathMate**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:07am
The fencing materials required equals the length of the perimeter of the lot, which is shaped as a rectangle 75 metres long by 50 metres wide.

The perimeter of a rectangle is given by the following:

Perimeter=2 * (length+width)

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:07am
75+75+50+50=2*(75+50)=2*125=250 m

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