math
posted by Anonymous .
If the perimeter of a rectangular house is 44 yards, and the length is 36 feet, what is the width of the house in yards?

3 feet = 1 yard
36 feet = 12 yards
P = 2L + 2W
44 = (12 * 2) + 2W
44 = 24 + 2W
44  24 = 2W
20 = 2W
20/2 = W
10 = W