# 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

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1. square: 4s=60
s=15
area=15^2=225

rectangle
area= s * 4s=4s^2=225

s=1/2 55=55/2
4s=110

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