If the perimeter of a closed figure increases does the area also increase? Why/why not?
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Originally Posted by motsee If the perimeter of a closed figure increases does the area also increase? Why/why not? Yes it does ...example ...if you increased it a fixed amount then it is plain to see that the are increases
http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ence-area.html another example. Bobak
Yes it does. Take a square for example: When the perimeter increases, it is because x increases. What happens to A as x increases? ::EDIT:: Too fast for me LOL.
Originally Posted by topher0805 Yes it does. Take a square for example: When the perimeter increases, it is because x increases. What happens to A as x increases? ::EDIT:: Too fast for me LOL. As my calc teacher would vehemently say "Not quick enough!!" haha
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