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anonymous
 5 years ago
the perimeter for a new rectangular penguin enclosure is to have a maximum side length of 8 meters. the width is to be twice the length (x). define a rule which give the perimeter (p) of the new enclosure.
anonymous
 5 years ago
the perimeter for a new rectangular penguin enclosure is to have a maximum side length of 8 meters. the width is to be twice the length (x). define a rule which give the perimeter (p) of the new enclosure.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my book says the answer is p(x) = 6x. but could somebody explain it to me?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi, shivadiva, You say that the enclosure is to be rectangular and that the width is set to be twice the length, where the length is x. So, Length = x Width = 2x Perimeter is then 2*(length) + 2*(width) = 6x
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