Posted by Anonymous on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:45pm.
Alan built an additional room onto his house. the length of the room is 3 times the width. the perimeter of he room is 60 feet. What is the length of the room?
a 7.5 feet
b 22.5 feet

math  Anonymous, Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:47pm
sorry the all options are:
a 7.5 feet
b 22.5 feet
c 15 feet
d 45 feet....
plz explain how to do also. plz . thanks

math  bobpursley, Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:47pm
Perimeter is 2L + 2W
L=3W
Perimeter=6W+2W
I assume you can take if from here.

math  Anonymous, Monday, February 9, 2009 at 4:51pm
sorry but i don't get it. can u help? :(

math  bobpursley, Monday, February 9, 2009 at 5:05pm
solve for Width in that last equation, then multiply it by 3 to get the length.
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