Posted by scooby9132002 on .
the perimeter of a rectangle is 202 inches. the length exceeds the width by 91 inches. find the length and width

Math (algebra) 
Reiny,
width  x
length  x+91
Isn't 2x + 2(x+91) = 202 ? 
Math (algebra)Reiny 
scooby9132002,
i still cant figure it out

Math (algebra) 
Ms. Sue,
Just solve this simple equation.
2x + 2(x+91) = 202
Please let us know if you can't solve it  and we'll go back to square one.