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a swimming pool has a perimeter of 72 feet the short side measures 16 feet what is the length of the longest sides of the pool

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Juanglo24

you would multiply 16 by 2 and get 32 72-32=40 divide 40 by 2 and get 20 THE LENGTH IS 20

Llama11

Let short side = S Long side = L Perimeter = 2*(L + S) 72  =  2*(L + 16) 72/2 = (L + 16) 36 = L + 16 36 - 16 = L 20 = L Length of longest side = 20 feet.

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