Posted by **Jack** on Sunday, May 11, 2008 at 10:27am.

THe length of a rectangle is twice the width. The area is 200yd^2. What is the length and width. Is this right

L=20

w=10

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, May 11, 2008 at 10:34am
L * W = 200

L = 2W

Substitute 2W for L in the first equation and solve for W. Once you find W, insert that into the second equation to find L.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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**Damon**, Sunday, May 11, 2008 at 10:34am
well check it

check #1, yes, length is twice width

check #2, yes, the area is 20*10 = 200

however remember the units

20 Yards by 10 yeards

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