# Help with perimeter

• June 1st 2009, 09:00 PM
[[rawww]]
Help with perimeter
Hello!
George is making dog leashes out of hemp rope. He Needs 175cm for each leash.He buys the rope in 20m rolls. How many leash can he make from one roll?
• June 1st 2009, 09:08 PM
alexmahone
175 cm - 1 leash
One 20 m roll - ?

Number of leashes = $\frac{20 m}{175 cm}$
= $\frac{20*100}{175}$
= 11 leashes
• June 2nd 2009, 03:47 AM
HallsofIvy
How does this have anything to do with "perimeter"? Perimeter of what?