OpenStudy (anonymous):

find the dimensions and maximum area of a rectangle If it's perimeter 60cm?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (mathmale):

1) Draw a pic of a rectangle. Label its sides L and W (length and width). 2. Write out the formula for the Perimeter, in terms of L and W, equating this to the given 60 cm. 3. Write out the formula for the area of this rectangle. 4. Solve the equation for P for either L or W. 5. Substitute the result for either L or W into your formula for the Area.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

thanks!

3 years ago
OpenStudy (mathmale):

Let me know if you have any questions as you try carrying out these suggestions.

3 years ago
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