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Rectangle A and B are similar. The ratio of rectangle B's width to rectangle A's width is 3:2. Rectangle A has a length of 24 inches and a width of 16 inches. What is the perimeter of rectangle B?

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    perimeter of A = 2(24+16) = 80
    Since perimeter is a linear measurement

    x/80 = 3/2
    2x = 240
    x = 120
    The perimeter of rectangle B is 120

    check:
    120:80 = 12:8 = 3:2

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    @Reiny

    Thank you for answering that question actually, I already got the correct answer but my mind is not sure about it so I tried to ask but too late i passed my homework without the correct answer..hehe .. I forgot my password.. ^_^ lalalaah thanks again..

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