11 June, 15:15
A rectangle has a length that is twice the width if the perimeter of the rectangle is 96 inches, what is the area of the rectangle? find the length and the width first, using an equation.
11 June, 16:29
Let the width of the rectangle = x
Length = 2x
Perimeter = 96 inches
2 * (length + width) = 96
2 * (2x + x) = 96
2 * 3x = 96
3x = 96/2 = 48
3x = 48
x = 48/3
x = 16 inches
Width = 16 inches
Length = 2*16 = 32 inches
Area = length*width
= 512 sq. cm
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