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A rectangle has an area of 12 square centimeters and a perimeter of 16 centimeters. Which of the following could be its dimensions?
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User: A rectangle has an area of 12 square centimeters and a perimeter of 16 centimeters. Which of the following could be its dimensions?

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Asked 12/27/2014 10:31:01 PM
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A rectangle has an area of 12 square centimeters and a perimeter of 16 centimeters.
Let x be the width of the rectangle and y be the length, then:
xy = 12
2(x + y) = 16
solve the system of equations the result is: x = 2, y = 6 or x = 6, y = 2
Its dimensions are 6 and 2 centimeters.
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