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Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.

The perimeter of the school garden is 32 feet.

What is the length and width of his garden?

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Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.
The perimeter of the school garden is 32 feet.
What is the length and width of his garden?

 

L=3W

2(3W+W)=32 feet

8W=32 feet

W=4 feet

L=3W

L=3* 4 feet

L=12 feet

 

The width is 4 feet, the length is 12 feet.

laugh  !

asinus  Sep 26, 2017
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Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.
The perimeter of the school garden is 32 feet.
What is the length and width of his garden?

 

L=3W

2(3W+W)=32 feet

8W=32 feet

W=4 feet

L=3W

L=3* 4 feet

L=12 feet

 

The width is 4 feet, the length is 12 feet.

laugh  !

asinus  Sep 26, 2017

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