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a rectangular lot is 100 yards long and 55 yards wide.

A rectangular lot is 100 yards long and 55 yards wide.
Give the length and width of another rectangular lot that has the same perimeter but a smaller area.
 
width ___ yards
length: ___ yards

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Alexei M. | Patient, Knowledgeable Arts and Science TutorPatient, Knowledgeable Arts and Science ...
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To get the same perimeter, but less sq. yards, let one side be less, and let the other side be x. solve for x.
Mark M. | Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly QualifiedMathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualif...
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To make the perimeter the same, length plus with must equal 155.
 
100 · 55 = 5500
 
110 · 45 = 4900