Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Perimeter of a rectangle

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Points A, B,C and D are on a square. The area of teh squre is 36square units. Which is true about the perimeter of rectangle ABCD?

    1) greater than 24 units
    2) less than 24 units
    3) equal to 24 units
    4) cannot be determined

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:58 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/math/geometry-and-topology/finding-perimeter-rectangle-example-443674

    Solution Preview

    Answer

    2) less than 24 units

    Hint:

    Area of the square with side 'a' = a^2

    Given that a^2 = 36

    Therefore, a = 6

    That is, each side of the square is 6 unit.

    Given that A, B, C and D are on the ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of perimeter of a rectangle. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

    $2.19