A rectangle has a length of 60 cm and a width of 40 cm. The rectangle was reduced by a scale factor of 25%, a. What are the dimensions of the new rectangle?

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Apr 18, 2018

Answer:

The reduced dimensions are a length of #"15 cm"# and a width of #"10 cm"#.

Explanation:

#25%# as a decimal is #0.25#. Multiply the length and width of the rectangle by #0.25#.

#"reduced length"="0.25(60 cm")="15 cm"#

#"reduced width"="0.25(40 cm")="10 cm"#