A rectangular garden has length metres and area square metres.

a) Write and simplify an expression for the width of the garden.

b) Determine the perimeter of the garden to the nearest tenth of a meter.

I'm sooo confused :confused:

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- Nov 6th 2007, 04:08 PMnathan02079Garden root
A rectangular garden has length metres and area square metres.

a) Write and simplify an expression for the width of the garden.

b) Determine the perimeter of the garden to the nearest tenth of a meter.

I'm sooo confused :confused: - Nov 6th 2007, 04:15 PMJhevon
ok, so for a rectangle, area = length times width. so, if we let the width be

, we must have that

now solve for and simplify the answer

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b) Determine the perimeter of the garden to the nearest tenth of a meter.