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The perimeter of the rectangle is fiftyfour feet. What is x?
A rectangle is shown. The length is labeled fifteen feet and width is labeled x.
thirtynine feet
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twelve feet
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The perimeter of the rectangle is fiftyfour feet. What is x? A rectangle is shown. The length is labeled fifteen feet and width is labeled x. thirtynine feet twentyseven feet twentyfour feet twelve feet
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i need the picture to figure it out :
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The formula for the perimeter is \(P =2(\rm length + width)\).
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Since the length is \(15\) and the width is \(x\), we have this equation:\[2(15 + x) = 54\]Solve for \(x\).
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twilaswiftBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1357571093615:dw
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok figure it out based on the info parth gave (unless you want me to explain more)
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
would you like more explanation?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OK, so do you know that the perimeter is the sum of ALL sides?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Notice that opposite sides in a rectangle are equal.dw:1357571260853:dw
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So the sum of sides will be \(15 + 15 + x + x\). But it is also given that the sum of all sides (perimeter) is \(54\).
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So solve the equation \(15 + 15 + x + x = 54\)?
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I have to go study for exams for a few min, so let parth finish =3
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twilaswiftBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You have to figure out what x is, right?
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twilaswiftBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK so you divide 15 right?
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I can't get on my study page o_o no don't divide by 15 subtract 15+15 from the perimeter and then divide by 2
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
that should be your answer
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
no i think you did it wrong let me try
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
5430=? then divide ? by 2 to get answer
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
o_o no, sorry but very close
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok then? whatever i wish you good luck on your hw or whatever it is your doing
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