# What is the area and perimeter of a rectangle with x+6 on the bottom?

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Oct 1, 2015

Area

Perimeter

#### Explanation:

Possibly the length of the side was accidentally omitted or perhaps the shape was intended to be a "square" instead of a "rectangle" (in which case the length of the side would be

With the given data, the most we can do is assign another variable (I used "y") for the length of the side.

"x+6 on the bottom" I have interpreted as meaning that the width is

The area of a rectangle is given by the formula:

The perimeter of a rectangle is given by the formula