# 20. The following question explores why it doesn'treally make sense to compare area and perimeter.A rectangle is 9 feet long and 6 feet wide. Whichis greater, the perimeter of the rectangle or thearea of the rectangle?a. Calculate the perimeter and the area of therectangle in feet and square feet, respectivelyExplain briefly.b. Calculate the perimeter and the area of therectangle in yards and square yards, respec-tively. Explain briefly.c. Use parts (a) and (b) to explain why it doesn'treally make sense to compare area andperimeter.

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3 views help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose20. The following question explores why it doesn't really make sense to compare area and perimeter. A rectangle is 9 feet long and 6 feet wide. Which is greater, the perimeter of the rectangle or the area of the rectangle? a. Calculate the perimeter and the area of the rectangle in feet and square feet, respectively Explain briefly. b. Calculate the perimeter and the area of the rectangle in yards and square yards, respec- tively. Explain briefly. c. Use parts (a) and (b) to explain why it doesn't really make sense to compare area and perimeter. fullscreen
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Step 1

Given that a rectangle of 9 feet long and 6 feet wide

Step 2

Perimeter of rectangle is 2(l + b) feet where l = length and b = width.

Here l = 9 and b = 6 help_outlineImage TranscriptionclosePerimeter 2(9+6) 30 feet (lxb) feet And Area = Area 9x6 Area 36 feet fullscreen
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Hence Area is greater ... help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose9 feet 3 yards And 6 feet 2 yards Hence Perimeter 2(9 6) 30yard fullscreen

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