Sara has a rectangular garage that has a length of 5425 centimetres. The width of it is 5 times shorter than the length. What is the width?

If Sara wants to put a string of lights around her garage what length of lights should she buy?

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Note: SI unit for length given here is in centimeters, so let have it in centimeters itself.


Length of garage = 5425 cm

The width is 5 times shorter than the length, so

Formula: 5*Width=Length

Width = Length/5

Width = 5425/5 = 1085 cm


Length formula from source 'britannica' link: