Posted by peeka on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 9:01am.
the length of a rectangular parking lot is 3 meters less than twice its width, and the perimeter is 408 meters, find the length of the parking lot.

algebra  Dr Russ, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 9:11am
the length of a rectangular parking lot is 3 meters less than twice its width
so
L=2W3
and the perimeter is 408
so 2L+2W=408
you have two equations, solve for L and W
I got L=135 meters, but check the working.
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