algebra

posted by .

the length of a rectangular jewlery box is 6 inches more than twice the width. the perimeter is 36 inches. find the length and width?

  • algebra -

    L=2W+6
    Perimeeter=2W+2L=2*(W+L)=2*(W+2W+6) =2*(3W+6)=6W+12
    Perimeter is 36 inches
    6W+12=36 , 6w=36-12=24 Divided with 6
    W=(24/6)=4 W=4
    L=2W+6=2*4+6=8+6=14 L=14

    Perimeter 2*(L+W)=2*(4+14)= 2*18= 36in

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. basic geometric

    10. a rectangle has width the same as a side of a square whose perimeter is 20m. the length of the rectangle is 9m. find the perimeter of this rectangle. 34. The width of a rectangular picture is one-half the length. The perimeter …
  2. basic geometry

    A rectangle has width the same asa a side of a square whose perimeter is 20m.the length of the rectangle is 9m. Find the perimeter of this rectangle. 34. The with of a rectangular picture is on-half the length . The perimeter of the …
  3. math

    what would the dimensions of a retangle be whose perimeter is 50(P=50)inches when the length is 2x-5 ane the width is unknown The width must be 25 - (2x-5) = 30-2x, since the sum of the length and width must be half the perimeter. …
  4. Math

    Soybean meal is 18% protein; cornmeal is 9% protein. how many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 360lb mixture that is 11% protein?
  5. math

    The perimeter of a rectangular picture is 240 inches. the length is twice the width. Find the length and the width
  6. algerbra

    the length of a rectangular jewlery box is 6 inches more than twice the width. the perimeter is 54 inches find length and width.
  7. Pre-Algebra

    The length of a rectangular jewelry box is 5 inches more than twice the width. The perimeter is 28 inches. Find the length and the width.
  8. algebera

    the lengthnof a rectangular jewelry box is 3 inches more than twice the width. the perimeter is 30 inches. find the length and the width?
  9. Basic Algebra

    The width of a rectangle is x inches long. The length of that rectangle is 5 inches less than Twice the width. If the perimeter measures 26 inches, what is the measure of the length and width of the rectangle. Show all the work and …
  10. Algebra

    Walter is making an open-top box. The length is 6 inches greater than the width, and the height is 2 inches. The area of the rectangular sheet of material that will be folded to make the box is 320 square inches. What is the width …

More Similar Questions