The perimeter and the diagonal of a rectangle are 18m and 5m respectively. Find its area.

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- November 20th 2008, 06:21 AMmagentaritaFind Area of Rectangle
The perimeter and the diagonal of a rectangle are 18m and 5m respectively. Find its area.

- November 20th 2008, 07:50 AMSoroban
Hello, magentarita!

Is there a typo in the problem?

As stated, it has**no**solution.

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The perimeter and the diagonal of a rectangle are 14m and 5m respectively.

Find its area.

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The perimeter is 14: . .[1]

The diagonal is 5: . .[2] . . . (Pythagorus)

From [1], we have: .

Substitute into [2]: .

Factor: .

The area is: .

- November 20th 2008, 03:15 PMmagentaritaI got..........