# SOLUTION: Using whole units and the perimeter given, find the dimensions of the rectangle with the greatest area. 1. P=24 Please show step by step of how to solve this problem. Thank you

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 443264: Using whole units and the perimeter given, find the dimensions of the rectangle with the greatest area. 1. P=24 Please show step by step of how to solve this problem. Thank you.Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi A rectangle has a perimeter of 24 feet. Let x and y represent the width and length respectively 2*y + 2*x = 24 2(y+x) = 24 y + x = 12 Possible combinations of the dimensions and resulting Area Rectangle in shape of a square with all sides = 6 has the greatest area. width length Area 1 11 11 2 10 20 3 9 27 4 8 32 5 7 35 6 6 7 5 35 8 4 32 9 3 27 10 2 20 12 1 12 ewatrrr@aol.com private/pay tutoring Inquiries only, please. ```