Quandaries and Queries


Name: Jane
Who is asking: Student
Level: Secondary

A rectangular label has an area of 176cm2 and a perimeter of 54cm. Find the dimensions of the label.



Hi Jane,

Draw a rectangle and label two of the sides x and y.

What is the value of x y?
What is the value of x + y?

This gives you two equations that you can solve for x and y.



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