# SOLUTION: please help me with this question: The area of a rectange is 338 mm squared. the height is thirteen less than three times teh base. What is the perimeter?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 93541: please help me with this question: The area of a rectange is 338 mm squared. the height is thirteen less than three times teh base. What is the perimeter?Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!338=b*h where h=3b-13 338=b(3b-13) 338=3b^2-13b 3b^2-13b-338=0 (3b+26)(b-13)=0 b-13=0 b=13 answer for the base. h=3*13-13 h=39-13 h=26 answer for the height. perimeter=2*b+2*h p=2*13+2*26 p=26+52 p=78 answer for the perimeter.