anonymous
  • anonymous
the length of a rectangle is 4 times its width. if the perimeter is 70 cm, find the length and width?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
let the width = r. therefore length= 4r. perimeter = 2(length) + 2(width)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Consider that P = 2L + 2W ... so we know the length but not the width. You set up an equation, 70 = 2(4W) + 2W, simplify and solve the equation
anonymous
  • anonymous
which would be 70 = 10w

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so, it would be 2(4r) + 2(4r)?
anonymous
  • anonymous
and w = 10
anonymous
  • anonymous
outcastlilgurl already gave u the full solution. she used the same method. just different arbitrary.
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh, okay. thanks! this is a confusing problem to me, for some reason.

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