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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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    No. Check your text book.

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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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    so i add 270 +270+8?

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