Dimensions of RectangleDate: 10 Jul 1995 11:50:15 -0400 From: Michelle Arsenea Subject: Geometry Question: A certain rectangle has the same number of centimeters in its perimeter as it has square centimeters in its area. What can be the dimensions of the rectangle? Date: 11 Jul 1995 21:12:35 -0400 From: Dr. Ken Subject: Re: Geometry Hey there! Since you seem to have accessed our service through the Web, I've made a sketch of your problem and placed it in our web site. You can access it through the URL http://mathforum.org/dr.math/sketches/rectangle.gsp . I think that you'll get a whole lot out of the sketch. Play with it a while to get your brain around the problem. In order to view the sketch, you'll need a copy of The Geometer's Sketchpad. You can obtain a copy of the demo version of it via the URL http://mathforum.org/sketchpad/gsp.gallery/gallery.html Enjoy! -K |
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