Question 262397: A rectangle has a perimeter of 12 m. If each side is a whole number of meters, what are the possible dimensions for the length and width? Answer by drk(1908) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! If the perimeter is 12, then the semi-perimeter is 6.
Put another way
P = 2L + 2W
12 = 2L + 2W
6 = L + W
we need to positive numbers that add to 6. We get