Posted by sara on Friday, March 23, 2007 at 9:38pm.
I am really confused on this question can some one help me out please
the length of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width If the perimeter of the playing field is 230 ft. find the length and width of the field.
I believe i am suppose to start with
I am lost after that please help
2L + 2W= P
but L+5= 2w
2L + L+5= P so figure what L is.
lets see if i am done this right
did I do this right
Then you must calculate W.
Then see if 2L + 2W = 230.
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