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a window is shaped like a rectangle whose perimeter is 270 in. the length is 8 times as long as the width. find the length and width

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What is the formula for calculating the perimeter of a rectangle?

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is it l x width ?

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wuould i add the numbers toegther?

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how would i do it then?

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What is the formula for perimeter given in your text book?

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p = 270 +270+270+270 ?

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No.

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how should i slove it ?

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You can't solve it until you know how to find the perimeter of a rectangle.

http://www.mathopenref.com/rectangleperimeter.html

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