Posted by **Allison** on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:59pm.

The perimeter of a rectangular deck is 175 feet. The length of the deck, L, is 6 feet longer than 2 times the width, W. Which system of equations can be solved to determine the length and width, in feet, of the deck? What is the correct formula and why?

a) 2L+2W=175

L=2-6W

b) 2L+2W=175

L=2W-6

c) 2L+2W=175

L=6-2W

d) 2L+2W=175

L=6+2W

c) 2l+2w=175

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