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by tenetale
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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rect. length 1+1/3 times as long as width; area 48 sq cm

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.
by tenetale
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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altitude length 1/3 length of side to which it is drawn

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.

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