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Examine the rectangle below.  



  1. What is the perimeter in terms of ? In other words, find the perimeter.

    The perimeter is all of the sides added together, or .

  2. If the perimeter is cm, find the dimensions of the rectangle. Show all your work.

    Solve for  and then substitute for the  in the expressions for the length and the width.

  3. Verify that the area of this rectangle is sq. cm. Explain how you know this.