Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Perimeter and Area of Polygons - Exercises - Page 361: 38

Answer

A square with 6 inch sides will have the smallest perimeter.

Work Step by Step

For any given area of a rectangle, the shape closest to a square will have the smallest perimeter.
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