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Directrix
 4 years ago
What is the greatest difference in the perimeters of two rectangles whose sides have integral lengths and whose areas are both 25?
Directrix
 4 years ago
What is the greatest difference in the perimeters of two rectangles whose sides have integral lengths and whose areas are both 25?

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dumbcow
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2smallest rectangle would be a square, largest would be 1X25 > 52 20 = 32

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Correct! (would prefer a more cogent solution but that's okay :))

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Here come another test for your mathematical mettle.

dumbcow
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2wasn't sure if it was needed here

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It wasn't but others may look and want to know how to solve such problems. It's your call.

dumbcow
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i'll just say that a square of some given area always minimizes the perimeter

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0may be if the product is of the two variables is constant, the sum of the variables will be minimum when they are equal?

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, or as close together as possible.
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