# rectangle word problem

### A family room measures 15.6 feet long and 18.4 feet wide. What is the area of the room?

A family room measures 15.6 feet long and 18.4 feet wide. What is the area of the room? The room is rectangular. So our area A = lw. Using our...
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### A chalkboard is 3 feet tall and 4 feet long. What is its perimeter

A chalkboard is 3 feet tall and 4 feet long. What is its perimeter A chalkboard is a rectangle. So the perimeter is: 2l + 2w Using our...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 2, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A rectangular parking lot has a perimeter of 152 yards. If the length of the parking lot is 12 yards

A rectangular parking lot has a perimeter of 152 yards. If the length of the parking lot is 12 yards greater than the width. What is the width of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 27, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The width of a rectangle is fixed at 4cm. For what lengths will the area be less than 86 cm^2

The width of a rectangle is fixed at 4cm. For what lengths will the area be less than 86 cm^2 The Area (A) of a rectangle is given by: A = lw...
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### A rectangular room is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 56 meters. Find the dimens

A rectangular room is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 56 meters. Find the dimensions of the room. We're given two items: l =...
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### The perimeter of a rectangular backyard is 162 feet. It is 52 feet long. How wide is it?

The perimeter of a rectangular backyard is 162 feet. It is 52 feet long. How wide is it? We use our rectangle solver to solve for w. We get: w = 29
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jul 28, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A rectangular room is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 64 meters. Find the dimens

A rectangular room is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 64 meters. Find the dimension of the room. We're given: l = 3w P = 64...
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### A framed print measures 80cm by 65cm. The frame is 5cm wide. Find the area of the unframed print

A framed print measures 80cm by 65cm. The frame is 5cm wide. Find the area of the unframed print. We subtract 5 cm from the length and the width...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 11, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Allan built an additional room onto his house. The length of the room is 3 times the width. The peri

Allan built an additional room onto his house. The length of the room is 3 times the width. The perimeter of the room is 60 feet. What is the...
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### A rectangular room is 4 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 80 meters. Find the dimens

A rectangular room is 4 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 80 meters. Find the dimension of the room The perimeter of a rectangle...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 17, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A train ticket is 8 centimeters tall and 10 centimeters long. What is its area?

A train ticket is 8 centimeters tall and 10 centimeters long. What is its area? The ticket is a rectangle. The area is: A = lw Plugging in our...
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### A rectangular room is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 56 meters.

A rectangular room is 3 times as long as it is wide, and its perimeter is 56 meters. We're given the following: l = 3w We know the Perimeter...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 10, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If the perimeter of a rectangular sign is 44cm and the width is 2cm shorter than half the length, th

If the perimeter of a rectangular sign is 44cm and the width is 2cm shorter than half the length, then what are the length and width? The...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 9, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A RECTANGLE HAS A PERIMETER OF 196 CENTIMETERS. IF THE LENGTH IS 6 TIMES ITS WIDTH FIND TH DIMENSION

A RECTANGLE HAS A PERIMETER OF 196 CENTIMETERS. IF THE LENGTH IS 6 TIMES ITS WIDTH FIND TH DIMENSIONS OF THE RECTANGLE? Whoa... stop screaming...
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### The perimeter of a college basketball court is 102 meters and the length is twice as long as the wid

The perimeter of a college basketball court is 102 meters and the length is twice as long as the width. What are the length and width? A...
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### A rectangular field is to be enclosed with 1120 feet of fencing. If the length of the field is 40 fe

A rectangular field is to be enclosed with 1120 feet of fencing. If the length of the field is 40 feet longer than the width, then how wide is the...
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### A yard is 33.21 meters long and 17.6 meters wide. What length of fence must be purchased to enclose

A yard is 33.21 meters long and 17.6 meters wide. What length of fence must be purchased to enclose the entire yard? The yard is a rectangle. The...
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### A 7 by 5 photo was enlarged. The length and width were enlarged 125%. Find the perimeter of the phot

A 7 by 5 photo was enlarged. The length and width were enlarged 125%. Find the perimeter of the photo. Enlarge length 125%: 7 * 1.25 = 8.75...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 13, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests