## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

The figure is known as a rectangle. The perimeter is $11$ inches and the area is $7$ sq in.
1. State the name of the figure: Rectangle, since there is a length and width. 2. Find the perimeter of the rectangle Let $P =$ the perimeter of the rectangle $P = 2(3.5) + 2(2)$ $P = 7 + 4$ $P = 11$ inches 2. Find the area of the rectangle Let $A =$ the area of the rectangle $A = length \times width$ $A = 3.5 \times 2$ $A = 7$ sq in.