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?

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**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 = ?

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**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.

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**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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