Question #1451

How to make a rectangular berry tart th length of the tart has to be twice its width in a area of 72 square inches.What dimensions can be use to make a tart with an area of 72 square inches?

Expert's answer

Denote the width as X, then the length would be 2X.

The area of the tart is

S = 2X^{2} = 72

then

X^{2} = 36

X = 6.

The width is 6 inches, the length is 12 inches.

The area of the tart is

S = 2X

then

X

X = 6.

The width is 6 inches, the length is 12 inches.

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Assignment Expert19.01.12, 15:50Dear Carla

You are welcome. We're glad to be helpful

Carla18.01.12, 04:00Thanks you so much! I would have never figured this out! My son is in 5th grade and I've been out of school for way to long!

Thanks again!

Carla

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