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# If you double the length and width how does that effect the perimeter?

Updated: 11/4/2022

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You would also double the perimeter.

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### How can you calculate the length of a rectangle if the perimeter and the width are given?

Because the perimeter is lenght + length +width +width, you do perimeter - double the width, and then halve the remaining number. that should give you the length.

### Does the perimeter of a rectangle double if you double the width and length?

Yes it will. How thick are you?

### What is the perimeter of a reqtangle?

It's double the sum of (length + width).

### How do you get a perimeter of a rectangle?

Add up (double the length) plus (double the width).

### When people say perimeter is the length times width do they mean the whole shape?

If people say that "perimeter is the length times width" stop listening to them. They don't know what they are talking about.Length times width is the area, not the perimeter. For a square or rectangle, the perimeter is double the sum of the length and the width.

### What happens to the perimeter and the area of a rectangle if you double the length and the width?

the perimeter will double. but the area should doubled to four

### How can you get the width when you have the perimeter and the length?

If the shape is a rectangle, then Perimeter = 2(Length + Width) So Width = Perimeter/2 - Length

### If the perimeter is 48 If the length is twic the width what is the length of rectangle?

perimeter = (2*length) + (2*width) length = 2*width so perimeter = (2*2*width) + 2*width = 6*width perimeter = 48 so you can figure out the width and length

### How do you find the length of a rectangle if the perimeter is 40 and the width is 2inches?

perimeter = 2 x (length + width) &rArr; length + width = perimeter &divide; 2 &rArr; length = (perimeter &divide; 2) - width So to find the length of the given rectangle, subtract the width from half the perimeter is how to do it. IF you meant "What is the length..." then: length = perimeter &divide; 2 - width = 40 &divide; 2 - 2 in = 20 - 2 in = 18 in

### What is one different way to to find the perimeter of a rectangle?

Length + length + width + width = perimeter. Length + width x 2 = perimeter

### How do you find width when you have perimeter and length?

width = (perimeter-2*length)/2

### How do you find the perimeter of a rectangle when the Length is 15 and the width is 8.5?

P=2L+2W Add double the length to double the width 30+17=47