# Thread: Rectangle equation

1. ## Rectangle equation

a) what is the preimeter of the rectangle in terms of X? in other words, find the perimeter.

b) If the perimeter is 78 cm., find the dimensions of the rectangle. Show all your work.

c) Verify that the area of this rectangle is 360 sq. cm. Explain how you know this.

2. Originally Posted by peachgal

a) what is the preimeter of the rectangle in terms of X? in other words, find the perimeter.

b) If the perimeter is 78 cm., find the dimensions of the rectangle. Show all your work.

c) Verify that the area of this rectangle is 360 sq. cm. Explain how you know this.
The perimeter of a rectangle is $P = 2l + 2w$ where l is the length and w is the width.

-Dan

3. Originally Posted by topsquark
The perimeter of a rectangle is $P = 2l + 2w$ where l is the length and w is the width.

-Dan
that makes sense I just couldn't figure out what equation to set up

### verrify the area of a rectangle is 360 sq. cm

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