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teenandtoddlermom
 2 years ago
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.
teenandtoddlermom
 2 years ago
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.

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CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Assume it's a rectangle, then dw:1347066717259:dw perimeter is all four sides added together, and length = width +14 inches. Go from there.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Using 'L' for length and 'W' width, tell me in a mathematical way that the perimeter is 132 in.

smstevns
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[132=2l + 2w\]\[w+14=l\]\[132=2(w+14)+2w\]\[132=2w+28+2w=4w+28\]\[104=4w\]\[w=26 \]\[l=40\]

teenandtoddlermom
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thank 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.

Algebraic!
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@smstevns http://openstudy.com/codeofconduct
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