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anonymous
 one year ago
The perimeter of a rectangular field is 312 yards. If the length is 91 yards, what is its width?
anonymous
 one year ago
The perimeter of a rectangular field is 312 yards. If the length is 91 yards, what is its width?

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skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Perimeter means the distance around the rectangle. $$\Huge Perimeter =2•length+2•width$$

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1433019782687:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the perimeter is the length of the sides added up

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We have 2 sides which are 91 in length

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the width is 182?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we are looking for 2 sides which have the same length

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we will use x to represent the unknown width

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since there are 2 of the sides with the same length for the width, we will call it 2x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the equation is 312 = 182 + 2x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now just solve for x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope, try and solve the equation

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what would be the first step?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0312=182+2x, what I did was I subtracted 182 from 312 and got 130 and 130/2 = 65

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's correct, good job

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Will you help me with one more?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0open a new question and tag me
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