- Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:33 pm
- Forum: Beginning Algebra
- Topic: rect. length 1+1/3 times as long as width; area 48 sq cm
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suppose that the length of a rectangle is one and one-third times as long as its width. the area of the rectangle is 48 square centimeters. Find the length and the width of the rectangle.

- Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:28 pm
- Forum: Beginning Algebra
- Topic: altitude length 1/3 length of side to which it is drawn
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The length of an altitude of a triangle is one-third the length of the side to which it is drawn. If the area of the triangle is 6 square centimeters, find the length of that altitude.