Posted by Duncan on .
What are the length and width of a rectangular dog pen with a perimeter of 38 feet where the length is 2 feet less than twice the width? Write and solve a multistep equation for the problem.

Pre Algebra 
drwls,
2L + 2W = 38
L  2W = 2
3L = 36
L = 12
2W = L+2
2W = 14
W = 7