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If the perimeter of the square at the right is 72 units, what are the values of x and y? (Will attach picture.)
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If the perimeter of the square at the right is 72 units, what are the values of x and y? (Will attach picture.)
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WhiteRabbitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1350348560300:dw
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WhiteRabbitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i did 3y + 2x = 36 and 4x + 6y = 72 to try to do eliminationt but.... that doesn't make any sense...
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what do you know about the sides of a square?
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but how do the sides of a square relate to each other?
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and i mean any square not just this one
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WhiteRabbitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oops i few the picture wrong.... it's supposed to be 3y not 3x...
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yea I figured from the equations that was supposed to be a y
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WhiteRabbitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the sides of the square equal each other?
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so if you relate that to the square in your problem you can safely say that 2x = 3y
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WhiteRabbitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 2x = 3y and 8x= 72?
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and x = 9 so 2x is 18 and 3y is 27?
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3y = 2x so 3y should equal 2 * 9
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WhiteRabbitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmm but.... myeh so y = 6?
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