What are the lengths of the sides? if the perimeter of the rectangle is 36.
the ratio of the lengths of the sides is 2:7
The sides are 2 times some base value and 7 times the base value. The
perimeter is 2 times the short side plus 2 times the long side.
(2 * 2x) + (2 * 7x) = 36
4x + 14x = 36
18x = 36
x = 2
The short sides are 2 * 2 = 4
The long sides are 2 * 7 = 14