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If I have a perimeter of 28 inches, how many rectangles can I draw and what are the dimensions?

  • 5th grade -

    You can draw as many as you want.

    Here is one:
    8x6
    Here is another
    10x4
    here is another
    5x9

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    I need to have 7 and have already used up the whole numbers 1X13, 2X12, 3X11, 4X10, 5X9, 6X8, so what is the 7th rectangle measurement????

  • 5th grade -

    7x7

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    Thanks. I thought a square would not be classified as a rectangle.

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    http://www.mathwarehouse.com/geometry/quadrilaterals/parallelograms/is_square_rectangle.php

    squares are rectangles, but rectangles are not all square. Look at the definition of a rectangle in your text.

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