The perimeter of a rectangle is 78cm. Its longest side has a length of 22cm. State the length of the shortest side
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Question
The perimeter of a rectangle is 78cm.
Its longest side has a length of 22cm.
State the length of the shortest side
Its longest side has a length of 22cm.
State the length of the shortest side
1 Answer

1. User Answers marianapang
Answer:
17 cm
Stepbystep explanation:
P=2L+2W
L=22, P=78 we want to find W
78=2(22)+2W
78=44+2W
34=2W
W=17 cm