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Which is the best equation to use to solve this problem? The perimeter of a rectangle is 68 ft. The ratio of the length to the width is 9 : 8. What are the dimensions of the rectangle? A.2x+2x=68 B.9x+8x=68 C.9x/8x=68 D.9x+9x+8x+8x=68

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  1. anonymous
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    @hartnn

  2. hartnn
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    length : width = 9:8 so let length = 9x, width = 8x ok?

  3. anonymous
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    yes

  4. hartnn
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    perimeter of rectangle = sum of sides = 2* length + 2* width

  5. anonymous
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    l*w?

  6. hartnn
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    length = l = 9x width = w = 8x perimeter = 2*(9x) + 2*(8x) = 68

  7. hartnn
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    or 9x + 9x+ 8x+8x = 68

  8. anonymous
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    ohhhhh so it is D??

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    @hartnn

  10. hartnn
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    yes :)

  11. anonymous
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    yeahh thanks. :D

  12. hartnn
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    welcome ^_^

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