math 8
posted by codey .
width of a desk is 5 in.greater than half the length. width is 37 in. what is length

W = Width
L = Length
W = 5 + L / 2
37 = 5 + L / 2 Subtract 5 to both sides
37  5 = 5 + L / 2  5
32 = L / 2 Multiply hoth sides by 2
64 = L
L = 64 in