Posted by Estrella Ramos Lopez on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:53pm.
A square table with an area of 25 sq ft is pushed together with a rectangular table with an area of 40 sq ft. What is the perimeter of the new table?

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6:56pm
I assume the rectangular table measures 5 by 8 feet.
P = 2L + 2W
P = 2(13) + 2(5)
P = ?

math  Estrella Ramos Lopez, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 7:06pm
First, I read this problem twice. I noticed that the following info was given in the problem. Use complete sentences.

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 7:16pm
The square table measures 5 feet on each side. I assume the rectangular table measures 5 by 8 feet.
By pushing the tables together, we have one table measuring 5 by 13 feet.
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