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A square has the same area as a rectangle whose longer side is 2 times the length of its shorter side. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 24, what is the perimeter of the square?

A. 8 sqrt 2
B. 16 sq

asked by Kimberly
  1. Sorry these are the answer choices:
    A. 8 sqrt 2
    B. 16 sqrt 2
    C. 32 sqrt 2
    D. 32

    posted by Kimberly
  2. so what did you get ?
    what was your solution?

    posted by Reiny
  3. I got B

    posted by Kimberly
  4. good

    posted by scott
  5. (x+x) + (2x+2x) - 24,
    X = 4.
    2x = 8.

    Ar = L*W = 8 * 4 = 32. = As.
    S^2 = 32,
    s = 4sqrt 2.
    Ps = 4 * 4sqrt2 = 16 sqrt2.

    posted by Henry

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