# Math

if a rectangle has a perimeter of 65 and the ratio is 2:5 what is the perimeter of the smaller rectangle?

65/5=13
13x2=26 is that the answer or am I missing a step.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 113
1. Perimeters are in the same ratios as the sides. You are unclear which rectangle is which, but I am assuming the larger one has perimeter 65, so the smaller one has perimeter

65 * 2/5 = 26

You are correct.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Steve

## Similar Questions

1. ### Geometry

A rectangle has side lengths in the ratio 2:3. The ratio of the rectangles's perimeter to its area is 5:9. What is the length of the longer leg of the rectangle?

asked by Anonymous on September 16, 2013
2. ### Math,Ratio

the length of a rectangle is 6times as long as its breadth. a.) what fraction of the perimeter of the rectangle is the length of the rectangle? b.) find the ratio of the length of the rectangle to its breadth and to its perimeter.

asked by Da S on December 26, 2011
3. ### Math

htps://www.connexus.com/content/media/478540-3192012-124512-PM-1007865319.png (just add another t to ht(t)ps) Which rectangle has the longer perimeter and how much longer is it? A. The rectangle's perimeter is 6 cm longer than the

asked by Weather on February 21, 2019
4. ### Maths

A rectangle has legth & width in the ratio of 3:2.If the length is increased by 8 & width is increased by 50%.The ratio of new perimeter to origial perimeter is 8:5.Find the area of new rectangle.

asked by JAZZY on November 24, 2010
5. ### Math

in a rectangle the measures of the base and the altitude are in a ratio of 1:4. I f the rectangle is equal in area to a square with a perimeter of 60 feet, find the dimensions of the rectangle HELP PLEASE TYSM!!

asked by Melinda on October 7, 2014
6. ### algebra2

the ratio of the length to the width of a rectangle is 5:4. the perimeter of the rectangle is 72 inches. what are the dimensions of the rectangle? i got 40 and 32, am i right?

asked by naomi on October 12, 2010
7. ### Math

The sides of a rectangle are in the ratio 2:5. The perimeter of the rectangle is 70cm. What is the Width of the the rectangle.

asked by ann on January 4, 2012

If you have a rectangle with 24 square units 3 lines down 8 across how can you have a 4 unit rectangle with a perimeter of 8 around the outside also 6 units with a perimeter of 10 in a seprate problem A square of 4, perimeter of

asked by Gloria on May 21, 2007
9. ### Math

Determine the perimeter and area of a rectangle that has a width of 6 inches and a length of 8 inches. Using a ratio of 1:2, draw a similar rectangle that is double the width and length of the first shape. Determine the perimeter

asked by Amy on April 9, 2011
10. ### maths

the length of a rectangle is 3 less than 5 times its width. Write a simpified algebriac expression for the perimeter of a rectangle. If the rectangle width is tripled and its length is doubled,the perimeter of new rectangle is

asked by aisha on November 24, 2010

More Similar Questions