Posted by **Miki** on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2:01pm.

Rectangular cake pans X and Y are

similar. The ratio of the width of

pan X to the width of pan Y is 3 : 4.

The length of pan X is 10 inches, and

its width is 5 inches. What is the

perimeter of pan Y ?

- Math -
**Steve**, Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 5:19pm
X is 5 by 10

Y:x = 4/3, so

Y is 20/3 by 40/3

and its perimeter is thus 40

or

X is 5 by 10,

so its perimeter is 30

Y:X = 4:3, so its perimeter is 40

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