Friday, 13 February 2015

Algebra... Different "Faces" of Algebra (II)

The perimeter of a rectangle is (6x + 5y) cm.
Suggest 2 possible dimensions of the rectangle.

e.g.
Length of rectangle = 2x + 2y cm
Breadth of rectangle = x + 0.5y cm
Check:
Perimeter = 2 (2x + 2y) + 2 (x + 0.5y) cm
= 4x + 4y + 2x + y cm
= 6x + 5y cm


Enter your suggested dimensions in Comments

1 comment:

  1. Length= 3x + 2.5y, 4x + 2.5y
    Breath= 2.5y , 2x + 2.5y

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