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Please help asap, (Question) he length width of a rectangle are in the ratio 3:2. The perimeter is seventy-three centimters.

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    Let L= 3x and B = 2x.
    P = 2L + 2B
    73= 2(3x)+2(2x)
    73= 6x+4x
    73= 10x
    or x = 73/10
    x = 7.3 cm
    Now, L = 3x= 3(7.3)=21.9 cm
    and B = 2x= 2(7.3)=14.6 cm

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