Posted by **Miah** on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:09pm.

The length of a rectangle is 1 meter more than 5 times it's width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 98 meters. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:10pm
w + (5w+1) = 49

now get w and figure length.

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**Miah**, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:16pm
So is it 5w^2+1w=49? I'm still confused.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:21pm
who told you to multiply? We don't care about the area. Just add them up. The width plus the length (5w+1) = 1/2 the perimeter

w+5w+1 = 49

6w = 48

w = 8

so, length = 41

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**Miah**, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:23pm
My bad. I forgot that we were adding, not multiplying. Thank you

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**Miah**, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 8:38pm
Two airplanes leave St. Louis at the same time and fly in opposite directions. If one travels at 500 kilometers per hour, and the other at 600 kilometers per hour, how long will it take for them to be 1925 kilometers apart?

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