Thursday

July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014

Posted by **Cherie** on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:34am.

Scott bought 54m of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot of land. The width of the rectangular plot is 12m. Assume Scott uses all the fencing. What is the length of the rectangular plot of land?

a) choose a variable to represent the length of the rectangular plot of land. Write an equation.

b) solve equation using the distributive property.

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:41amP = 2L + 2W

54 = 2L + 2(12)

54 = 2L + 24

30 = 2L

15 = L

**Related Questions**

Calculus - 600 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot If I don't fence ...

Math - Show all work You have 92 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot ...

Algebra - You have 600 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that ...

College Algebra - You have 800 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot ...

calculus help - Farmer Brown wants to fence in a rectangular plot in a large ...

algebra - if you have 88 ft of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot but don't ...

Math - A farmer has 80 feet of fencing, which she plans to use to fence in a ...

Math - You have 192 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot that borders ...

math - A rectangular plot is bounded at the back by a river. No fencing is ...

Math- algebra - using L as the length and W is wide asume L is great then W . If...