## The length of a rectangle is 12 cm more than its width. Find the area of the rectangle if its perimeter is 100 cm.

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Dimensions of the rectangle (width and length) are

19 cm and 31 cm respectively.Step-by-step explanation:Perimeter of a rectangle = 2(length + width)

100 = 2(x + 12 + x)

100 = 4x + 24

4x = 100 – 24 = 76

∴ x = 76/4 =

19 cm∴ Length = 19 + 12 =

31 cm