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### Example Question #431 : Plane Geometry

A homeowner wants to set up a rectangular enclosure for his dog. The plot of land that the enclosure will enclose measures by . What is the length in feet of chain link fence the owner will need to create a fence around the enclosure?

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**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

To answer this question, we must find the perimeter of the fence the homeowner is wanting to create.

To find the perimeter of a rectangle, we multiply the length by two, multiply the width by two, and add these two numbers together. The equation can be represented as this:

We must then plug in our values of and given to us for the length and width.

So for this data:

Therefore, the amount of fencing needed to fully surround the dog's enclosure is .

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