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teenandtoddlermom
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Traffic signs are regulated by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The perimeter of some traffic sign must be 132 inches. Also, its length is 14inches longer than it’s width. Find the dimensions of this sign.
The width of the sign is ( ) in. The length of the sign is ( ) in.
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teenandtoddlermom Group Title
Anyone that can help me out please? Traffic signs are regulated by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The perimeter of some traffic sign must be 132 inches. Also, its length is 14inches longer than it’s width. Find the dimensions of this sign. The width of the sign is ( ) in. The length of the sign is ( ) in.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Assume it's a rectangle, then dw:1347066717259:dw perimeter is all four sides added together, and length = width +14 inches. Go from there.
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teenandtoddlermom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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CliffSedge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Using 'L' for length and 'W' width, tell me in a mathematical way that the perimeter is 132 in.
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smstevns Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[132=2l + 2w\]\[w+14=l\]\[132=2(w+14)+2w\]\[132=2w+28+2w=4w+28\]\[104=4w\]\[w=26 \]\[l=40\]
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hal_stirrup Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
perimeter= L+L+W+W
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teenandtoddlermom Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thank you all for the help.... and steven, I didn't really want you to blurt out the answer. I wanted to learn....but thank you too.
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Algebraic! Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@smstevns http://openstudy.com/codeofconduct
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