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 Question from Hazym, a student: How do I find the length(which is 15m longer than the breadth) and the breadth of a rectangle just by its perimeter which is 70 m?

Hi Hazym,

I really find that a sketch helps.

In my diagram $B$ is the breadth of the rectangle in metres. What is the perimeter of the rectangle in terms of $B?$ This perimeter is 70 metres. Solve for $B.$

Penny

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