Pls, help me to understand why an answer "A" doesn't work for the following problem
If p is the perimeter of rectangle X,
what is the value of p?
1. Each diagonal of X has a length of 5
2. The area of X is 12
Why doesn't 3-4-5 rule aplicable here?
Thanks in advance
3-4-5 is not the only way in which you get a 5 in the hypotenuse. But it is the only way in which all sides are integers with 5 as the hypotenuse. (Pythagorean triplets give you all integer sides.)
There are many other ways of getting 5 e.g.
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