# 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?

Apr 18, 2018

The reduced dimensions are a length of $\text{15 cm}$ and a width of $\text{10 cm}$.
25% as a decimal is $0.25$. Multiply the length and width of the rectangle by $0.25$.
$\text{reduced length"="0.25(60 cm")="15 cm}$
$\text{reduced width"="0.25(40 cm")="10 cm}$