Mathematics
joahagustine19
2016-04-25 15:20:12
The perimeter of a rectangle is 48. Find the width if it is 5/7 of the length.
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noelleab2002
2016-04-25 22:03:36

2L + 2w = 48 w = 5/7L 2L + 2(5/7L) = 48 24/7L = 48 L = 48 / 24/7 L = 14 2L + 2w = 48 2(14) + 2w = 48 28 + 2w = 48 2w = 20 w = 10 To check your work: w = 5/7L 10 = 5/7(14) 10 = 10 The width is 10.

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