Posted by **Sonic** on Monday, October 8, 2007 at 1:53pm.

I don't understand this question AT ALL.

The length of a rectangle is 5 meters greater than the width. The perimeter is 150 meters. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

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**DrBob222**, Monday, October 8, 2007 at 2:04pm
It means the length is 5 meters > the width or w + 5 = l

The perimeter (distance around the rectangle) is w+w+l+l= 150

Plug in w+5 for each l and solve for w, then l.

Post your work if you get stuck.

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**maria**, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:00pm
This really did not help me a lot. Well it did not help me at all.

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