Posted by **Kay** on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 5:43pm.

The perimeter of a rectangle is 90 meters. The length is 9 meters more than twice the width. Find the dimensions.

I need the length and the width.

Thanks!

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**Damon**, Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 5:46pm
width = w

length = (9+2w)

90 = 2 (w + (9+2w) )

45 = 3 w + 9

36 = 3w

onward :)

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**Damon**, Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 5:49pm
ah, 2x + (4x+18) = 90

x = 12

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**Phil**, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:03am
A rectangle is 5 times longer then it is wide. If perimeter of the rectangle is 222m. What are its dimensions

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