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anonymous
 one year ago
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
anonymous
 one year ago
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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hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1length : width = 9:8 so let length = 9x, width = 8x ok?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1perimeter of rectangle = sum of sides = 2* length + 2* width

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1length = l = 9x width = w = 8x perimeter = 2*(9x) + 2*(8x) = 68
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