Posted by **cheryl** on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 10:58am.

The length of a rectangular playing field is 5ft. less than twice its width. If the perimeter of the playing field is 230ft, find the lenght and width of the field.

2W+2L= perimeter = 230

L=2W-5

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Solve these simultaneous equations.

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