The width of the rectangle is 65% of its length. The perimeter of the rectangle is 132 cm. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle.

Correct answer:

a =  26 cm
b =  40 cm

Step-by-step explanation:

k=65%=10065=2013=0.65 o=132 cm  a=k b 2(a+b)=o a=0.65 b 2(a+b)=132  a=0.65 b 2 (a+b)=132  a0.65b=0 2a+2b=132  Pivot:Row1Row2 2a+2b=132 a0.65b=0  Row221 Row1Row2 2a+2b=132 1.65b=66  b=1.6566=40 a=21322b=21322 40=26  a=26 b=40

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