# Thread: Question with an argument

1. ## Question with an argument

Question:
The square shown divided into 4 congruent rectangles. If the perimeter of the square is 144 units, what is the perimeter of one of the four congruent rectangles.

Ok now i got 90 but my dad got 36 I just needa know whos right?

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kind looks like that. 4 rectangles that make a circle

2. Originally Posted by xsriel
Question:
The square shown divided into 4 congruent rectangles. If the perimeter of the square is 144 units, what is the perimeter of one of the four congruent rectangles.

Ok now i got 90 but my dad got 36 I just needa know whos right?

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kind looks like that. 4 rectangles that make a circle
Let’s call the side length of the square s. This makes the perimeter of the square 4s, which we know is 144 units. Solving 4s = 144 for
s, we get s = 36. We also can say that the perimeter of each rectangle is 2(s + 0.25s). Since we found that s = 36, we know that the perimeter of
each rectangle is 2(36 + (0.25)(36)) = 90 units

Good job!

3. Originally Posted by euclid2
Let’s call the side length of the square s. This makes the perimeter of the square 4s, which we know is 144 units. Solving 4s = 144 for
s, we get s = 36. We also can say that the perimeter of each rectangle is 2(s + 0.25s). Since we found that s = 36, we know that the perimeter of
each rectangle is 2(36 + (0.25)(36)) = 90 units

Good job!
AHAHAHAHAHAHHA TY goodnight thanks for all the help

4. Originally Posted by xsriel
AHAHAHAHAHAHHA TY goodnight thanks for all the help
No problem, goodnight!, and if you need more help with similar questions feel free to come back!