# Math - Perimeter

by Emone Vinson
(Houston, Tx)

Malik drew a rectangle with a width of 8 inches and a length of 24 inches. He plans to draw another rectangle that has dimensions reduced to 1/4 the size of the first. What will the perimeter of the new rectangle be?

### Comments for Math - Perimeter

 Dec 29, 2011 Perimeter of Rectangle by: Staff Question: by Emone Vinson (Houston, Tx) Malik drew a rectangle with a width of 8 inches and a length of 24 inches. He plans to draw another rectangle that has dimensions reduced to 1/4 the size of the first. What will the perimeter of the new rectangle be? Answer: ORIGINAL RECTANGLE: Width: 8 inches Length: 24 inches NEW (smaller) RECTANGLE: dimensions are ¼ the dimensions of the first rectangle Width: ¼ * 8 inches = 2 inches Length: ¼ * 24 inches = 6 inches PERIMETER of New (smaller) Rectangle: Perimeter of rectangle = 2*length + 2*width Perimeter of rectangle = 2*2 inches + 2*6 inches Perimeter of rectangle = 4 inches + 12 inches Perimeter of rectangle = 16 inches The final answer is: 16 inches Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

 Mar 27, 2014 math help by: Anonymous do the same w/ a rectangle w/ a perimeter of 35

 Mar 28, 2014 math help by: Staff What are the dimensions, or ratio of the lengths of the sides, of the rectangle whose perimeter is 35? Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com