erica.d
what is the area of a garden whose perimeter is 36 and length is 4? help me



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apoorvk
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Is this a squareshaped garden?

hartnn
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garden shape ?

erica.d
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rectangular ..sorry

Eleven17
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Perimeter and Area are both based on length and width, try this
P = 2l + 2w
A =lw

chandhuru
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perimeter = 2 length + 2 breadth
length = 4
solve them as u know the perimeter

erica.d
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okay 36= 2(length+width )
36= 2(4+ w) now?

erica.d
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@hartnn

chandhuru
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find width

hartnn
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so divide by 2
18=4+w
w= 14
ok?

chandhuru
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solve that eqn to find the width..

Eleven17
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P = 2l +2w and you know l=4 and P=36, then solve for width and use it to find area!

erica.d
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thanks....and now ?

hartnn
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now area = l*w = 4*14 = ??

erica.d
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okay is it 56?

hartnn
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yup :)

chandhuru
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yaa...

erica.d
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Thank you guys (: