# Find the area and perimeter of a rectangle if its length is 17 dm and its width is 8 dm less than its length.

August 30, 2021 | education

| 1. What is the width of the rectangle?

17 – 8 = 9 dm.

2. Find the area of the rectangle.

17 * 9 = 153 sq. Dm.

3. Find the perimeter of the rectangle.

(17 + 9) * 2 = 52 dm.

Answer: The area of the rectangle is 153 sq. Dm. Perimeter – 52 dm.

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