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Help Me Please

  1. Nov 28, 2003 #1
    Help Me Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I need help with this problem.

    The perimeter of a rectangular field is 60 meters. Its area is 200 square meters. Find its dimensions
     
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  3. Nov 28, 2003 #2
    Please help me I beg you!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Nov 28, 2003 #3
    Show how you have tried to approach the problem.
     
  5. Nov 28, 2003 #4
    I need somebody to show me how to do it.
     
  6. Nov 28, 2003 #5
    Try not to be lazy.

    The perimeter of a rectangle is p=2a+2b=60 meters, where a and b are contiguous sides' lengths. Do you see this? (Drawing a figure would be helpful.)

    The area A=200 meters2. In terms of a and b the area is thus equal to...
     
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