Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:12pm.

The length of a certain rectangle is 4 meters more than three times its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 56 meters, then the width of the rectangle is

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**Reiny**, Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:28pm
width ... x m

length ... 3x+4

solve 2(x + 3x+4) = 56

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 9:54pm
x+3x+4=56/2

4x+4=28

4x=28-4

4x=24

x=6

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 9:58pm
x+3x+4=56/2

4x+4=28

4x=28-4

4x=24

x=6

length=3x+4

=3x6+4

=18+4

=22

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