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# If the perimeter of the shaded rectangle above is 27 inches, then the

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If the perimeter of the shaded rectangle above is 27 inches, then the area of the big rectangle is how many inches more than the area of the shaded one?

A. 16
B. 53
C. 54
D. 70
E. 108

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12 Sep 2018, 02:10
Given 2(l+w)=27, where l and w are the length and width shaded rectangle.

Length of bigger rectangle =l+2+2=l+4
Width of bigger rectangle=w+2+2=w+4

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