Posted by cayla on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:53pm.
a paved brick is 3x , 2x+2 , 5x3 , 2x+2
find the perimeter of five bricks

math prealgebra  cayla, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:58pm
can somebody help me with this problem plz

math prealgebra  Steve, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:59pm
a brick only has 3 dimensions.
Not sure what to do with the 4 values you give.

math prealgebra  cayla, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:02pm
in my book it gives me that problem

math prealgebra  cayla, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:03pm
i really need HELP with this

math prealgebra  Ms. Sue, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:05pm
We can't help you because your problem appears to have an error.
As you stated it, the problem can not be solved.

math prealgebra  cayla, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:06pm
do you thin if i take out one of the 2x+2 what would the answer be different

math prealgebra  cayla, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:14pm
This is Cayla's mom, it really has it in her book. This is one of those tricky answers hopefully...Thank you for helping us.

math prealgebra  Ms. Sue, Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:17pm
It's not a tricky answer. It's a mistake. Have Cayla check with her teacher about it.

math prealgebra  Steve, Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 4:11am
Also, solids are not generally considered to have perimeters. They have volume and surface area.
I guess the sum of the 12 edges could be considered a perimeter, but it's an unusual terminology.
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