# The perimeter of a rectangular driveway is 68 feet. The area is 280 square feet. What are the dimensions of the driveway?

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#### Explanation:

Let's define the variables:

Simplify (divide by

Solve for

Substitute

Multiply by

Factorize

Set each expression equal to zero

Option

Option

The dimensions are

#### Explanation:

We are looking for the dimensions of a rectangle, so we are looking for 2 numbers

To solve this set we calculate

Now we substitute

Now we have to calculate

So we see that the dimensions are