# A rectangle has a base of 5 inches and a height of 7 inches If the dimensions are cut in half what will happen to the area of the rectangle?

It doesn't make any difference what the original dimensions are. If they're

both cut in half, the area is reduced to 1/4 of the original area.

### Inside dimensions of a 20 foot container?

A 20-foot container has external dimensions of 1) height of 102 inches (8 feet 6 inches); 2) length of 238 inches (19 feet 10 inches); and depth of 96 inches (8 feet); and internal dimensions of 1) height of 92 inches (7 feet 8 inches); 2) length of 230 inches (19 feet 2 inches); and depth of 90 inches (7 feet 6 inches).

### What is the perimeter of a rectangle with length 42 inches?

A rectangle has two dimensions, length and width. You haven't said what the width is. The perimeter is the distance around the rectangle. Imagine going round it. You would go 42 inches, then a width, then another 42 inches, then another width. In general, the perimeter of a rectangle is twice its length plus twice its width.