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PhiBeeandJay

  • 3 years ago

HELP! A rectangular athletic field is twice a long as it is wide. If the perimeter of the athletic field is 216 yards, what are its dimensions?

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  1. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    area of field is =2(l+b) where l is length b is breadth here l=2b so (2(2b+b)=216 6b=216 b=36

  2. PhiBeeandJay
    • 3 years ago
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    I'm still a bit confused...I tried using the equation 2l+2w

  3. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    its the same 2l+2w =2(l+w) only diff is i called width as b you call it as w

  4. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    gt it?

  5. PhiBeeandJay
    • 3 years ago
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    Yeah I think I got it. Thank you!

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