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When the dimensions of a particular rectangle are expressed in feet, the ratio of the numerical value of the perimeter to the numerical value of the area is 3/4. What is this ratio if the dimensions are expressed in inches instead of feet? Express your answer as a common fraction.

 Mar 19, 2020
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3/4     the numerator is perimeter and is measured in feet    to convert to inches , multiply by 12       3 x 12 = 36 in

 

          the denominator is area and is expressed in feet2.... to convert to inches2 , multiply by 12 x 12 = 144   4 x144 = 576 in2

 

36/576 = 1/16   

 Mar 19, 2020

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