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anonymous
 one year ago
The ratio of the perimeters of two rectangles is 4 to 7. The perimeter of the larger rectangle is 42 inches. What is the perimeter of the smaller rectangle?
A.
10.5 inches
B.
73.5 inches
C.
28 inches
D.
24 inches
anonymous
 one year ago
The ratio of the perimeters of two rectangles is 4 to 7. The perimeter of the larger rectangle is 42 inches. What is the perimeter of the smaller rectangle? A. 10.5 inches B. 73.5 inches C. 28 inches D. 24 inches

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xapproachesinfinity
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let's name the perimeter of the small x and the large y so \[\frac{y}{x}=4/7\] they gave us one perimeter y=42 so \[\frac{42}{x}=4/7\]

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is a proportion of smaller to larger: 4. x  =  7. 42

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh...D...Sorry. I read it wrong. Thank you. All of you.

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So just solve for x.

xapproachesinfinity
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i turned out i wrote it the wrong way should be smaller to larger

xapproachesinfinity
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but you got the point :)
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