Chapter 5.CR, Problem 13CR

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# The length and width of a rectangle are 18 and 12, respectively. A similar rectangle has length 27. What is its width?

To determine

To find:

Width of another rectangle.

Explanation

Given:

Length and width of the rectangle are 18 and 12.

Similar rectangle has length 27.

Calculation:

Let width of the similar rectangle be x.

Then, by proportionality property

lengthÂ ofâ€‰trianglelengthÂ ofâ€‰anotherÂ triangle=widthÂ ofâ€‰trianglewidthÂ <

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