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A rectangular parking lot has a diagonal of <math>25</math> meters and an area of <math>168</math> square meters. In meters, what is the perimeter of the parking lot? | A rectangular parking lot has a diagonal of <math>25</math> meters and an area of <math>168</math> square meters. In meters, what is the perimeter of the parking lot? | ||
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The perimeter of a rectangle is <math>2 (a + b) = 2 (31) = \boxed{\textbf{(C)} 62}</math> | The perimeter of a rectangle is <math>2 (a + b) = 2 (31) = \boxed{\textbf{(C)} 62}</math> | ||
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Revision as of 16:14, 4 June 2011
Problem
A rectangular parking lot has a diagonal of meters and an area of square meters. In meters, what is the perimeter of the parking lot?
Solution
Let the sides of the rectangular parking lot be and . Then and . Add the two equations together, then factor. The perimeter of a rectangle is
See Also
2011 AMC 10B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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