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A certain rectangular window is twice as long as it is wide.

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A certain rectangular window is twice as long as it is wide. [#permalink] New post 27 May 2007, 21:00
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A certain rectangular window is twice as long as it is wide. If its perimeter is 10 feet, then its dimensions in feet are
(A) 3/2 by 7/2
(B) 5/3 by 10/3
(C) 2 by 4
(D) 3 by 6
(E) 10/3 by 20/3


my answer was B. Answer Key says E.
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 [#permalink] New post 27 May 2007, 21:06
(10/3)*2=20/3

perimeter is 2*W+2*L=40/3+20/3=20 wrong

(5/3)*2=10/3

perimeter is 2*W+2*L=20/3+10/3=10 correct

Answer is B

You answer is correct, probably answer sheet is messed up.
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