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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
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Kimberly

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

so what did you get ?
what was your solution?posted by Reiny

I got B
posted by Kimberly

good
posted by scott

(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.
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