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Find dimensions of a rectanglar rug whose perimeter is 28 ft and whose area is 45 ft².

The length (longer side) equal ___ft and width (shorter side) equal ____ft.

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asked by sandy
  1. P = 2L + 2W

    Possible dimensions:

    3 by 11
    4 by 10
    5 by 9
    6 by 8
    7 by 7

    Which of those dimensions will give an area of 45 sq. ft?

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