# SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangle is 40m. The base is four less than five times the height. what is the height?

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 Question 151033This question is from textbook : The perimeter of a rectangle is 40m. The base is four less than five times the height. what is the height?This question is from textbook Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!P=2B+2S 40=2*(5S-4)+2S 40=10S-8+2S 40=12S-8 12S=40+8 12S=48 S=48/12 S=4 LENGTH OF THE SIDES. B=5*4-4 B=20-4 B=16 ANSWER FOR THE LENGTH OF THE BASE. PROOF: 40=2*4+2*16 40=8+32 40=40