# perimeter and area

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The Ding-Dong doodad is a hot seller. The Top of its box has an area of 90 square centimeters. The box's top is 15 centimeters long. How wide is it? what is the doodad box tops perimeter?

W = ?
A = ?

1. Ms. Sue

A = LW
90 = 15W

P = 2L+2W

2. a

Ms. Sue

my answers are w = 6 and A = 42
would those be correct?

thank you

3. Ms. Sue

The width is 6.

The area is not 42.

4. a

sorry I meant 90

5. Ms. Sue

The perimeter is 42 centimeters.

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