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 Question 212633: The perimeter of a rectangle is 56cm. The width is 6cm less than length. Find the width and length. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 212292: How do you find 4 possible picture screens with whole number dimensions with a diagonal of 15 inches? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 211987: a picture is 4 inches longer then wide. it a 1 inch frame is put on and the area is increased by 48 square inches. whats the dimensions of the picture Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 212814: The preview of a rectangle is 136 feet. The length is seven feet less than four times the width. Find the length and width. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 212814: The preview of a rectangle is 136 feet. The length is seven feet less than four times the width. Find the length and width. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 213061: The width of a rectangle is 9 less than twice its length. If the area of the rectangle is 100 centimeters squared, what is the length of the diagonal? So far i have this: W= 2L-9 L= ? L(2L-9)=100 2L^2-9L-100=0 I tried to factor it and used the quadratic formula and I still couldn't get answer. Please help. Thank you! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)
 Question 213061: The width of a rectangle is 9 less than twice its length. If the area of the rectangle is 100 centimeters squared, what is the length of the diagonal? So far i have this: W= 2L-9 L= ? L(2L-9)=100 2L^2-9L-100=0 I tried to factor it and used the quadratic formula and I still couldn't get answer. Please help. Thank you! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)
 Question 213061: The width of a rectangle is 9 less than twice its length. If the area of the rectangle is 100 centimeters squared, what is the length of the diagonal? So far i have this: W= 2L-9 L= ? L(2L-9)=100 2L^2-9L-100=0 I tried to factor it and used the quadratic formula and I still couldn't get answer. Please help. Thank you! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 213278: Give the dimensions of rectangles with a 70 feet perimeter and length-to-width ratios of 3 to 4, 4 to 5, and 1 to 1 Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 213298: 4.) Find the maximum possible area of a rectangle with a perimeter of 100 feet. I've drawn a picture, labeled both the length and width on the rectangle, and written down the formulas for perimeter and area. But now... I'm stuck. If you could explain how to finish this problem.. I would be grateful! Thank you! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 209740: A rectangle has a perimeter of 14 feet. If the twice its length is equal to one less than four times its width, find the rectangle's length and width. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 213554: A farmer wants to make a rectangular enclosure along the side of a barn and then divide the enclosure into two pens with a fence constructed at a right angle to the barn. If 300 yards of fencing are available, what are the dimensions of the largest section that can be enclosed? Firstly, the wording of this particular problem has thrown both myself, family, and friends for a loop. I have drawn, erased, and redrawn several rough sketches of this barn-and-fence problem and still feel as though it is wrong. I am at a loss of going about how to solve it. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance -B Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 213617: Suppose that a rectangle has a perimeter of 22 meters. Express the area A(x) of the rectangle in terms of the length x of one of its sides. Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 213483: Two rectangles have the same width. The length of one is 1 foot longer than the width. The length of the other is 2 feet longer than the width. The larger rectangle has 6 more square feet than the smaller. What is the width of the rectangles? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 213775: Ok, this problem wasted 3 hours of my precious college life. Problem: I want to expand my present 25x15ft garden by planting a border of flowers around it. border is the same width around the entire garden. the flowers will cover an area of 624 sq.ft. how wide should the border be. all I need is an algebraic formula, I want to work the rest of the problem out on my own. thanks Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 213807: The area of a rectangle is 48 square centimeters. If the length of the rectangle is 8 centimeters longer than the width, how wide is the rectangle? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 213859: A rectangle is 10 inches long and 8 inches wide, what is the length of the diangonal? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 213863: The perimeter of a square is 36 centimeters. Find the length of the diagonal. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)
 Question 213863: The perimeter of a square is 36 centimeters. Find the length of the diagonal. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 213893: the length of a rectangle is 8in.more than its width.the perimeter of the rectangle is 24 in. what are the width and length of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 213908: the perimeter of this rectangle is 74cm with length x+2 and with 3x. a.form an equation for the perimeter of the rectangle. b.solve your equation to find the length and with of the rectangle Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214001: Eight 3inch squares tiles are placed end to end to make a rectangle. What is the distance around the rectangle they form? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 214015: what is the geatest possible area of a rectangle if its perimeter is 30 cm Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)
 Question 214015: what is the geatest possible area of a rectangle if its perimeter is 30 cm Click here to see answer by drj(1380)
 Question 214015: what is the geatest possible area of a rectangle if its perimeter is 30 cm Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 214050: If the AREA of a rectangle is 20m and the PERIMETER of the rectangle is 20m, what are the length and the width? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214079: The perimeter of a rectangle is 35 cm. Express the area, A, of the rectangle as a function of its width, x. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 214174: give the dimentions of rectangles with perimeters of 70 feet and length-to-width ratios of 3 to 4, 4 to 5, and 1 to 1. Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 214245: when 75% of a number is added to 6, the result is 3 more than the number. Find the number Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)
 Question 214245: when 75% of a number is added to 6, the result is 3 more than the number. Find the number Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 214335: what is the width of a rectangle if the area is 450 square units and the length is 24 square units? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 214342: A farmer has a length of fence perimetre and wishes to enclose the largest rectangular area with it. Required: Find the dimensions of the rectangular Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 214364: question about angels, opposite sides, opposite angels, parallel sides, congruent sides and congruent angles Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 214435: A rectangular bedroom is 7ft longer than it is wide. It's area is 228 ft^2. What are it's dimensions? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 214425: A rectangle has an area of 62 square feet. Determine the perimeter, P, as a function of the width, w. Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214403: The width of a rectangle is 3 less than twice its length. If the area of the rectangle is 92 cm, what is the length of the diagonal? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 214496: This question has been killing me for 2 hours now, please help: A rectangular sheet of tin is 15cm long and 9cm wide. A uniform strip is to be cut off around the sheet. The remaining area is to be 112cm^2. Calculate the width of the strip. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 214705: THE PERIMETER OF A RECTANGLE IS 60 YARDS. IF THE LENGTH IS 4 YARDS LONGER THAN THE WIDTH. FIND THE LENGTH AND THE WIDTH NEED HEADING NEED EQUATION NEED DIAGRAM ANSWER IS 13YD. X 17 YD. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 214782: The length of a rectangular garden is 3 yd more than twice its width. The perimeter of the garden is 36 yd, what are the width and length of the garden? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 209727: area of a rectangle is 243 m2. The height is nine less than 4 times the base. What is the perimeter? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)
 Question 209727: area of a rectangle is 243 m2. The height is nine less than 4 times the base. What is the perimeter? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1421)

 Question 214788: what is the perimeter of a rectangle that has an area of 400 square meters and a width of 16 meters? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)
 Question 214788: what is the perimeter of a rectangle that has an area of 400 square meters and a width of 16 meters? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)
 Question 214788: what is the perimeter of a rectangle that has an area of 400 square meters and a width of 16 meters? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214810: what is the area of a rectangle with a length of 35 inches and a width of 15 inches? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

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