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The point of intersection of the diagonals of a rectangle is 4 cm further away from the smaller side than from the larger side of the rectangle. The perimeter of the rectangle is equal to 56 cm. Find the lengths of the sides of the rectangle.

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  1. I got 5, 5, 23,and 23

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  2. d = length
    w = width
    center at 1/2 d and at 1/2 w
    (1/2)d - (1/2)w = 4

    d+w = 56/2 = 28 so w = 28-d

    d - (28-d) = 8
    2 d = 36
    d = 18
    then w = 10

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  3. Ddfdafd

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  4. Damon is correct. i checed it completely. remember to write as 10,10,18,18

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  5. I agree with Anonymous (RSM) :(

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