# The area of a rectangle is 50 and the perimeter is 32 Calculate the dimensions of the rectangle to 2 decimal places (You must show your method).

Question asked by: paddyorr

Asked on: 16 Nov 2010

Area is width x height which is 50

Perimeter is 2w + 2h = 32

From these you need to work out the width and the height, so w + h = 16 by dividing through by two.

So we get:

w + h = 16

w x h = 50

Then you can solve it.

By: knowitall

Replied at: 17 Nov 2010

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