Find the length and width of a rectangle if its perimeter is 26cm and area is 42cm^{2}.
What are the dimensions of a rectangle whose perimeter is 64cm and area is 240cm^{2}.
Find the dimensions of a rectangle whose perimeter is 33cm and area is 63cm^{2}.
Find the dimensions of all the rectangles whose perimeters in cm are twice the value of their areas in cm^{2}.
Topics: Starter  Area  Geometry  Mensuration  Shape  Simultaneous Equations
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8 and ^{8}/_{7}
9 and ^{9}/_{8}
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