Algebra
posted by Anonymous on .
The perimeter of a rectangle is 26 meters
The short sides are (2x6)
The long sides are (x+3)
What is the value of x?

x+3 + 2x6 = 13
3x = 16
x = 16/3
short: 14/3
long: 25/3
p = 2(14/3 + 25/3) = 2(13) = 26