Math storie problem
posted by David on .
The perimeter of a rectangle is 82 yards. The length is two yards more than the width. Find the dimensions of the rectangle.

width  x
length  x+2
2x + 2(x+2) = 82
4x + 4 = 82
4x = 78
x = 19.5
width = 19.5
length = 21.5
check:
2(19.5+21.5) = 82