Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - Formulas and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 35

Answer

Length = 78 ft Width = 52 ft

Work Step by Step

Let length = x Width = $\frac{2}{3}$x Perimeter = 260 2(length + width) = 260 2(x + $\frac{2}{3}$x) = 260 $\frac{5}{3}$x = 130 x = 78 ft Width = $\frac{2}{3}$(78) = 52 ft
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