math please help
posted by Kara .
The length of a rectangle is 8 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 34 in., find the width of the rectangle.is it
1. 2 in.
2. 3 in.
3. 4 in.
4. 5 in.

let the width be x
then the length is 2x+8
x + x + 2x+8 + 2x+8 = 34
take it from there