I have a retangle that is 12 ft by 4 1/2 ft

P= 12x 2 + 2 X 4 1/2=

24 +9 = 33

P = 33

I do not know Geometry , if this is correct, please let me know , if not please let me know how I made the mistake

Steven

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- Aug 11th 2005, 04:45 PMSteves5aIs this correct
I have a retangle that is 12 ft by 4 1/2 ft

P= 12x 2 + 2 X 4 1/2=

24 +9 = 33

P = 33

I do not know Geometry , if this is correct, please let me know , if not please let me know how I made the mistake

Steven - Aug 12th 2005, 03:35 AMCold
If P stands for perimeter of the rectangle then you have performed the correct calculation. Perimter is a measure of distance so the answer 33 is meaningless unless you mention the units (feet). The perimter of the rectangle is 33 ft.