# If a rectangle is 17 ft long and 8 ft wide, what is its perimeter?

Jun 13, 2018

50 ft

#### Explanation:

Length = 17ft
Rectangle has 2 lengths and 2 breadths
So,
$17 \times 2 + 8 \times 2$
$= 50$

Jun 13, 2018

Perimeter $= 50 f t$

#### Explanation:

Length of rectangle $= 17 f t$
Width of rectangle $= 8 f t$
Perimeter $= 2 \left(l + b\right) = 2 \left(17 + 8\right) = 2 \left(25\right) = 50 f t$