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Algebra1 Glencoe CCSS Edition page 22 problem 69

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Find the perimeter and area of the figure.

A rectangle with length 5 feet and width 8 feet.

asked Aug 1, 2015 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous

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Step:1

The perimeter P of a rectangle is given by the formula,

image

The area A of a rectangle is given by the formula,

image

Where L is the length and is W  is the width of the rectangle.

Step:2

Perimeter of the rectangle :

                        (Substitution: image)

                          (Add: )

p  = 26 ft                             (Multiply: )

Step:3

Area of the rectangle :

                               (Substitution: image)

A = 40 ft2                             (Multiply: )

Solution:

Perimeter of the rectangle is 26 ft.

Area of the rectangle is 40 ft2.

answered Aug 1, 2015 by friend Mentor
edited Aug 1, 2015 by bradely

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