# SOLUTION: DRAW A RECTANGLE 3 IN LONG AND I INCH WIDE. WHAT IS ITS PERIMETER? WHAT IS ITS AREA?

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 Question 249480: DRAW A RECTANGLE 3 IN LONG AND I INCH WIDE. WHAT IS ITS PERIMETER? WHAT IS ITS AREA?Found 2 solutions by rfer, Edwin McCravy:Answer by rfer(12657)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!P=8 in A=3 sq in Answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! DRAW A RECTANGLE 3 IN LONG AND I INCH WIDE. ``` ``` WHAT IS ITS PERIMETER? ``` Perimeter = the distance all the way around: Perimeter = Left side + Top side + Right side + Bottom side Perimeter = 1 inch + 3 inches + 1 inch + 3 inches Perimeter = 8 inches around. ``` WHAT IS ITS AREA? ``` The area = the number of square inches that it can be cut up into: As we see there are 3 square inches of area. But your teacher probably wants you to calculate it, not just look and see, so we have to use the formula square inches. Edwin```